Sustainability Driven

Safe working environments

PART OF PATHWAY 4 Ensure safe and inclusive working environments


Each Toyo Tire Group base conducts training following a level-specific safety education system. Toyo is focusing on improving its hazard prediction (known as kiken yochi, or KY, in Japanese) training and hands-on learning. The company has thus set up Safety KY Training Halls at seven business sites (as of 2022) where employees learn the importance of working according to rules, through hands-on experience of the dangers of equipment, using machines for educational purposes.

Toyo uses data on past accidents and near misses at each base to analyze accident trends, and use the findings to improve and enhance the effectiveness of safety measures and educational programs. For safe handling and management of chemical substances, Toyo distributes safety data sheets (SDS) for raw materials to concerned bases and conducts training at each base.

Toyo is also improving the education of employees authorized to perform non-routine hazardous tasks with a high risk of accident and educating safety assessors and training personnel working in equipment planning and design and plant equipment management. At the end of 2022 there were 359 certified employees.



Pirelli carries out hazard and risk assessments to identify what could cause damage to health and safety in the workplace and integrates the resulting priorities and targets into action plans. The company pursues its objectives of “Zero Accidents” and “no harm to persons” in healthy and safe working environments, through the continuous identification, assessment, prevention and protection from occupational health and safety risks, the timely removal of potential causes of accidents, and the implementation of staff health surveillance plans in relation to specific tasks.

The “Zero Accidents Objective” represents a precise and firm corporate position. From an industrial point of view, this objective is pursued through investments aimed at technical improvement of work conditions, while constantly insisting on the cultural and behavioural aspect of all company players. This approach, together with the involvement and continuous internal dialogue between management and workers, has led over time to a sharp decline in injury rates. In the pursuit of this goal of zero accidents, through a path of continuous improvement and constant prevention, all leaders are involved and given responsibility and a trend to improve the accident frequency index to pursue through action plans within their sites.

In 2022, for the 14th consecutive year, Pirelli was an official partner of the European Occupational Safety and Health Agency (EU-OSHA), which works to address a different problem every two years.


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