At a workplace, safety should be guaranteed for everyone. Having diverse facilities ranging from research and development to production, Amorepacific Group implements strict management standards that meet global standards to raise the standard on safety. The safety and health of employees are guaranteed by an internal objective audit system as well as 3rd party audit.
AMOREPACIFIC Group Safety and Health Management Policy
As a corporate citizen, AMOREPACIFIC recognizes safety and health as important factors, and strives to secure the safety and health of our employees and all human beings, including our business partners, in all of our business activities.
I. We guarantee the health and safety of our employees by establishing a pleasant and safe work environment.
II. We comply with relevant safety and health laws and regulations for all business activities and comply with internal regulations.
Ⅲ. We provide appropriate education and training for the safety and health of our employees.
IV. For continuous improvement, we regularly set goals and execute, verify, and implement improvement activities.
Ⅴ. We adequately communicate with stakeholders about the company's safety and health management.
Amorepacific Group’s Seven Principles on Safety and Health
Amorepacific Group is dedicated to creating a safe and healthy work environment, based on the seven principles of Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) Standards.
Safety and Health Management System Certification Status
Amorepacific Group guarantees a safe work environment by implementing an occupational health and safety management system that meets global standards.
|Category||Safety and Health Management System Certification Status|
|Amorepacific Osan Beauty Park||(ISO45001), 2021.01.04~|
|Amorepacific Daejeon Daily Beauty Plant||(ISO45001), 2020.12.30~|
|Amorepacific Shanghai Beauty Park||(ISO45001), 2020.07.02~|
Implementation of a Safety Workplace
Assessing Compliance to SHE Audit & Laws and Regulations
To respond to global SHE risks and regulations, Amorepacific Group has introduced groupwide advanced management standards and established SHE standard and SHE compliance audit system. As a result, the Group constantly monitors, assesses, and improves related issues. SHE achievements are constantly managed through various means ranging from self-audit at business sites, cross-audit between different sites based on Group SHE standard, as well as third-party audits by professional external agencies, resolving and improving issues by prioritizing higher risks.
Amorepacific Group Safety Week
In 2019, Amorepacific Group introduced APG Safety Week focusing on the importance of occupational health and safety from April 22 to 26, to spread a culture of safety across the Group. The campaign raised awareness on safety through presentations on safety accidents and VR experiences. A total of 16 programs, including emergency response training in preparation of accidents and CPR training, were held to review company-wide safety environment and reaffirm the value of a safer, more secure workplace.
Strengthening Safety Management of Partners
Amorepacific Group is continuing its effort to reduce industrial accidents and health and safety risks not only at our own sites, but also at the business sites of partners. In 2019, safety assessments were conducted on our partners’ sites through professional third-party institutions. In addition, the Group made safety education videos for all partners who visit our business sites so that all partners who enter our campuses can comply with safety standards. In 2020, the Group also plans to participate in Health and Safety Collaboration Program of Korea and obtain Grade A certification, the highest grade for business site assessment, once again.
Safety Leadership Tour
Amorepacific Group runs the Safety Leadership Tour, a safety assessment program directed by managers in charge of business sites. The goal of the program is to build a safe work environment by enhancing the level of occupational health and safety management and improving the awareness of employees. The program conducts inspections on work environment, health and sanitation, training management, emergency response, chemical substance management, and supply chain management based on Amorepacific Group’s SHE Standard and related laws and regulations.
Strengthening Health and Safety Standards of Stores
Amorepacific Group has established safety standards and safety rules required in managing our stores that must be considered in store design to ensure the safety of employees and customers visiting our stores. We have ensured appropriate measures are taken in emergencies and that the safety of visitors, firefighting system, electrical and storage facilities are considered in the store design. Our health and safety standards for store management include details on electricity, firefighting, pedestrian safety as well as transfer and storage of supplies, and emergency response. In addition, we have checklists in place to review and make improvements efficiently on these health and safety standards.