Mitsubishi Chemical HoldingsTHE KAITEKI COMPANY

Process Safety and Disaster Prevention

Recognition of Issues and Basic Approach

The Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group recognizes that conducting safe manufacturing activities forms the foundation for the very existence of the company and that the Group has a corporate social responsibility to ensure safety. For this, the Group endeavors to build systems to prevent facility-related accidents and rapidly respond when such accidents occur.

Main Activities

Facility-Related Accidents

Basically, each Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group operating site endeavors to prevent facility-related accidents by ensuring the soundness of facilities and equipment and the proper operation through their appropriate maintenance as well as extensive education and training of their operators. If an accident occurs, the Group works to avoid recurrence by analyzing the cause, taking countermeasures, and verifying their effectiveness through inspections or maintenance patrols. Moreover, the Group works to prevent accidents by applying these countermeasures laterally to similar facilities and equipment or operations.

Responding Rapidly When Accidents Occur

If an accident occurs, it is important that the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group minimizes the effect on society. To do so, the Group has organized disaster prevention teams at each of its operating sites worldwide, and conducts safety drills on a daily basis. The Group has established a crisis management system to expedite the reporting of information to top management, with the view to ensuring accountability to local communities and fulfilling its responsibility to supply products.

Disclosing Information

Mindful of the importance of verifying and reporting on corporate activities from a global perspective in disclosure related to safety, the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group has disclosed information in the KAITEKI Report and on its corporate website. The Group will further enhance the reliability of its disclosure by increasing disclosure elements and heightening their precision.

Sharing Safety Information Through SDS

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group companies use Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to conduct education on the properties of products it deals with and how to handle them, and we share safety information throughout the Group. The Group is building systems to prevent sudden accidents during transit and storage by sharing information internally on the properties of particularly hazardous chemicals, their transportation routes, and other aspects of logistics.