Hamamatsu Photonics aim to grow and develop further as a reliable and trusted company which contributes to the improvement of society and human welfare. Our Company are committed to the research, development and manufacture of photonics related products which lead to the creation of new industries. We wish to harness the infinite possibilities of “light” to contribute to the building of a better society.
As a responsible employer, our company recognize that health and safety is important part of human welfare. Therefore, our objective is to provide a safe and comfortable working environment and reduce occupational hazards to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of all our employees. To achieve this we:
The Company establishes health and safety committees (headquarters and branch) as well as specialized subcommittees under each committee. The Headquarters Health and Safety Committee, headed by the responsible officer and including members from the union as well as management, advances activities to ensure safety, guided by an annual plan. The Executive Office of the Headquarters Health and Safety Committee is run by the Health and Safety Team, Employee Welfare Group, General Affairs Division.
7.Test Animal Subcommittee
8.Bio Testing Safety Subcommittee
9.Subcommittee for Safe Handling and Testing of Biological Specimens
* The workers and management hold discussions on safety and health.
In accordance with the Industrial Safety and Health Act, each business location in Japan operates management systems based on risk assessment. Under this framework, Hamamatsu Photonics has acguired the certification of occupational health and safety management systems in the following divisions.
|Certified divisions||Certification Authority||Month of certification|
|Electron Tube Division
・Toyooka Factory (Shimokanzo, Iwata City)
・Tenno Glass Works (Tennocho, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu City)
|ISO 45001||January 2020|
|Solid State Division
・Main Factory (Ichinocho, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu City)
・Shingai Factory (Shingaicho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu City)
・ Mitsue Factory (Mitsue, Iwata City)
|ISO 45001||September 2021|
The Company focuses on the application of its occupational health and safety management system and on preventive safety based on risk assessments.
|Number of suppression goals (of which: accidents resulting in absence from work)||Number of labor accidents (of which: accidents resulting in absence from work/death)|
|FY2022||5 or less (0)||11 (2/0)|
|FY2021||5 or less (0)||8 (4/0)|
|FY2020||5 or less (0)||12 (4/0)|
Please refer to "Social" on ESG data for details.
|Targets||Days of absence from work because of illness|
Because of the Company’s location in western Shizuoka Prefecture, many employees commute to work in their own vehicles. The Company takes the following measures to promote safe driving and prevent accidents.
|Targets||Number of accidents||Accident rate (number of accidents divided by number of employees)|
|FY2022||95 or less||83||2.17%|
|FY2021||93 or less||71||1.85%|
|FY2020||92 or less||84||2.23%|
The Company’s standards for counting traffic accidents are as follows.
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