Korian automaker Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) has been able to achieve zero fatal accidents at all its business sites for two consecutive years in 2018. It is a result of the company’s world-wide safety and health-related measures. Its production sites are located in Korea and other developing economies.
Great Example of workplace sustainability
This case of non-fatalities in industrial activities is critical example of workplace sustainability in Automobiles.
It has adopted a culture that promotes creativity and embraces change as a driver of growth. Company’s sustainability report 2019 revealed that Hyundai’s innovation and progress began with safety in production sites.
It focused on strengthening safety leadership, fatality prevention, and safety management in 2018, with the goal of achieving zero fatal accidents at all business sites throughout the world.
As per the report, Hundai has ‘Nine Golden Rules of Safety’ in place. It conducts special safety inspections on high-risk processing and construction projects. It also bolsters safety management key performance indicators (KPIs) by adopting stronger government policies and global standards.
Company said that its three subsidiaries ‒ Hyundai Assan Otomotive Sanayi (HAOS), Hyundai Motor Brazil (HMB), and Sichuan Hyundai Motor Company (CHMC) ‒ have achieved zero industrial accidents.
“Safety has firmly taken root at all our global business sites as an integral component of Hyundai’s corporate culture and competitiveness.”, Hyundai said.
“We will continue to uphold safety as our foremost value and conduct more thorough and rigorous safety management to maintain our record.”, said Samil Unlu, Safety & Environment Team Manager, HAOS
Automobiles provide mobility and enrich the lives of millions of people. On the other hand, they pose a risk factor in that a safety accident can cause considerable damage to human life. Hyundai established in the year 1967.
Improving the quality of mobility
For this reason, auto manufacturers have the responsibility to continue improving the quality of mobility mediums.
Hyundai sold 4,589,199 units of vehicles globally during 2018. In India, annual sales volume increased by 5.1% ear-on-year to 3,371,000 units in 2018.
It has major markets in Korea, North America, Europe, China and India. Company had around 120,000 employees during 2018.