Occupational Health and Safety
The Anritsu Group believes that in order to enable every employee to fully achieve their potential, it is important to secure employee safety and health and to create a comfortable and efficient workplace. As part of the effort to achieve this, the Company puts an emphasis on “Respect for Employees” in its Charter of Corporate Behavior and “Improving the working environment” in the Anritsu Group Code of Conduct, stipulating the creation of a working environment in which employees can work with enthusiasm in safety and good health while complying with all related laws and regulations.
In addition, with the goal of the Company and health insurance union playing an active role in maintaining and improving the health of each employee, we have established separately the Anritsu Group Health and Productivity Management Policy for the Domestic Anritsu Group.
|Anritsu Group Health and Productivity Management Policy
Anritsu Group believes our corporate value is founded on the ability of each employee to work to the best of their abilities and in good health. With the goals of creating an environment in which all employees have an interest in health, are aware of their own health challenges, and take measures on their own to maintain and improve their heath, the Anritsu Group companies and the Anritsu Health Insurance Association work together to promote effective health management throughout the Group.
Activities for FY2017
- Major efforts for safety, health and health management
- Overseas Topics: OHSAS 18001 Certification
- Certified as an Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management in 2018
- Initiative to realize the Work-Style Reform
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The executive office overseeing occupational health and safety at Anritsu Corporation is in charge of safety and health for the Domestic Anritsu Group and is tasked with formulating and implementing safety and health related matters common to the Group. We have also established a safety and health management system that complies with all relevant laws and regulations. Moreover, to maintain and improve the health of Group employees, a variety of initiatives and support services are provided by industrial physicians, counselors, and health staff assigned to the Anritsu Corporation Health Management Center. These services include regular worksite visits, post-stress check follow-ups, and individual consultation services for mental and physical health.
Anritsu Co., Ltd. holds monthly meetings of the formal joint management-worker health and safety committee. Matters discussed by the committee are promptly disclosed via the Intranet to all employees. Employees of the Domestic Anritsu Group also participate in the Anritsu Safety and Health Committee as observers, allowing the sharing of information and strategies across the entire Domestic Anritsu Group. Anritsu Co., Ltd. has agreed in the collective agreement concluded with the Anritsu labor union to certain necessary matters concerning safety and health. More specifically, we will implement appropriate measures as the owner of the business to ensure safety, and will promote measures to maintain and improve the health of our employees.
We will also establish the Safety and Health Committee and criteria for the selection of committee members, conduct educational and training programs, and place workplace restrictions on hazardous operations. Work by employees of the domestic Anritsu Group is neither high risk nor connected to the incidence of specific diseases.
Certified as an Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management in 2018
Anritsu Corporation was certified by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan as a White 500 (large enterprise category) company in the 2018 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program for meeting the selection criteria in a survey conducted by the ministry on regular health checkups, work-life balance, health maintenance, lifestyle disease prevention, and mental health support. This marks the second consecutive year the Company has received the certification.
The program recognizes enterprises that demonstrate outstanding health and productivity management aligned with the healthcare recommendations of the Nippon Kenko Kaigi. It evaluates companies in the following five aspects, which are also used by the METI and Tokyo Stock Exchange in their joint selection of the Health and Productivity Stock Selection: (1) management philosophy; (2) organizational structure; (3) implementation of systems and measures; (4) evaluation and improvement; and (5) compliance and risk management.