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Each year, under the HTS Group's common safety policy, and based on our safety motto, safety improvement initiatives are carried out.
Each year in July, as part of initiatives to prevent recurrence of accidents, we hold the HTS Group Safety Day where staff of all departments are reminded that safety comes before all else.
Each year in April and October, we hold a special Safety Day morning assembly where our top management delivers messages to boost safety awareness.
We provide training to bolster the skills of supervisors allowing them to give pinpoint advice and guidance to other staff.
Prevention training to eliminate unsafe acts or behaviors that may lead to accidents.
We strive to provide high quality services by improving both the culture of safety and the necessary technology to accompany it.
We hold training and education sessions in order to safely and securely transport a wide-range of equipment, from heavy railway carriages and industrial machinery to precision instruments used in medical facilities.
In order to ensure we operate a safe workplace and further improve safe-driving awareness, we are promoting the acquisition of the G-mark accreditation (certified by the Japan Trucking Association) for our facilities.
Staff are encouraged to take part in competitions and events in order to acquire new knowledge, as well as to hone their skills in the fields of driving, technology, machine inspection and traffic safety.
HTS Group Truck Driver and Forklift Driver contests
「National Forklift Driving Contest」
(Organized by the Land Transportation Safety and Health Association)
「National Truck Driver Contest」
(Organized by the Japan Trucking Association)
※Qualifying rounds are held by prefecture, with winners progressing to the national competition.
This information is disclosed under Article 2 Clause 8 of the Code for Truck Transportation Business Safety.
(Classification of relevant businesses: companies owning under 300 motor trucks for business use)
As an important element of our CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), all employees at Hitachi Transport System, Ltd. and its group companies work in unison to abide by the following principles, under the initiative of our top management.
Eradication of car accidents
We aim for zero car accidents, including minor accidents
There were zero car accidents as defined in Article 2 of the Code for Automobile Accident Report in terms of our motor truck transport business and any related operations.
Education for traffic accident prevention
We actively conduct education to prevent traffic accidents.
i)．At our Matsudo Training Institute, we conducted training for new drivers, middle-ranking drivers, Motor Vehicle Operation Manager.
ii)．We conducted driver aptitude tests, face-to-face interview based on test results, and practical coaching by leaders.
In 2015 business term, we did not receive any Transport Safety Order, Business Improvement Order, Suspension of Use for automobile or any other transport equipment, or Business Suspension Order.