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Safety and Environmental Risk Management

Various types of regularly scheduled training are implemented to respond to sudden accidents, disasters, and other risks, with the objectives of early discovery, rapid response, prevention and mitigation.
The TAIYO YUDEN Group reconfirms appropriate procedures and strives for continuous improvement.

Firefighting and Evacuation Training

TAIYO YUDEN (GUANGDONG)

In order to prevent employees being the victim of fires, evacuation drills are held twice per year with 2,050 workers taking part in 2012.

KOREA KYONG NAM TAIYO YUDEN

In order to prevent oxygen deficiency accidents due to the release of gas at the time of operating CO2 extinguishing equipment set up in manufacturing processes, action training was held in line with the response procedures.

NIIGATA TAIYO YUDEN

Broadcasting training, water hosing training and evacuation drills based on the roles of the self-defense fire brigade were held in order to be able to make a rapid response in the event of an emergency.

Emergency Training for Prevention of Spillage of Chemical Substances

TAIYO YUDEN (PHILIPPINES)

Training was held with the scenario of a leakage during the transportation of chemical substances so that those responsible for responding to chemical substances leakages are able to make a rapid response in line with the response procedures to leakages.

Yawatabara Plant

Training was held with the scenario that there was a leakage of heavy fuel oil from a tanker during refueling in an underground tank in order to be able to respond appropriately and promptly when leakages occur.

TAIYO YUDEN MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

Training was held in relevant departments to be able to respond to the leakage of plating solution from plating equipment. There was confirmation that the response procedures at the time of a leakage are appropriate.

Medical Emergency Training

KOREA TAIYO YUDEN

First aid training of awareness checks, artificial respiration and chest compressions was held in order to be able to save the life of a person who has collapsed under the guidance of the fire department.

KOREA KYONG NAM TAIYO YUDEN

In conjunction with the local fire department, an emergency drill was held with the scenario of rescuing someone who has been injured when a fire occurs.

CHUKI SEIKI

An earthquake early warning system has been introduced and an emergency drill was held with the scenario of the occurrence of an earthquake, fire and injured persons using automatic announcements from when an earthquake actually struck.

Removing Soil Contamination

We completed our soil and ground water contamination surveys and made clean-up efforts following the Japanese Ministry of the Environment guidelines in FY2003. Since then, we conduct these surveys whenever we tear down a building.
No surveys were conducted in FY2012.

Environmental Accidents

No accidents affecting the surrounding environment occurred.