Shipper HMM Gets ISO Certification for Workplace Health, Safety

Jeanne A. Curley

A large container vessel operated by HMM Co. (Yonhap)

A massive container vessel operated by HMM Co. (Yonhap)

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire)HMM Co., South Korea’s foremost container shipper, reported Thursday it has acquired a worldwide certification for its attempts to advertise workplace basic safety and workers’ overall health.

HMM mentioned it has secured the leading certification for its occupational health and basic safety management procedure from the Worldwide Firm for Standardization (ISO).

The certification ISO 45001, the first ISO conventional to deal with the self-discipline of occupational wellbeing and basic safety, is meant to aid protect against place of work dangers and accidents.

In line with ISO necessities, HMM has been creating an occupational wellbeing and security method, which includes the generation of a discipline manual, a normal investigation of work protection dangers and the set up of an ad-hoc committee, the organization said.

“With the winning of the ISO certification, HMM will deal proactively with the govt plan for company social accountability, these as industrial accidents, and atmosphere, social and governance (ESG) administration in an hard work to aid make a safer and happier workplace,” a senior company official explained.

In January, HMM freshly set up a undertaking drive charged with cutting down office incidents and greater shielding the security of its personnel.

South Korea enforced a law on really serious industrial accidents in late January, less than which entrepreneurs and CEOs of firms with five or much more personnel can confront a bare minimum 1-12 months jail sentence or up to a great of 1 billion won (US$766,000) in the party of incidents that cause loss of life or major harm.


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