Safety & Health
Safe Workplace, Healthier employees
Safe Environment Mission
Our new cutting-edge safety norm put a spotlight
on the people and the environment
Integrate the safe environment system in the global workplaces and achieve safety level 4.0 by 2025.
Safety and Environment Vision 2025 roadmap
Compliance with rules and procedures
Establishment of autonomous safety management
* KIA International Assessment for Safety & Environment Management System
Basic Principles of Kia's Safety and Environment
Safety and Environment Policy
1. Compliance with laws and regulations related to the safe environment
We have a safe environment system that meets global requirements, comply laws and regulations, and prioritize the requirements of stakeholders.
2. Minimization of the risks of the safety environment
We build a safe and pleasant work environment where our employees can create the value of their work and provide a happy experience to customers.
3. Minimization of environmental pollutant emissions
We optimize energy and resource input in all production areas, and actively introduce ecofriendly technologies to minimize emission of environmental pollutants.
4. Organizational culture in which safety is internalized
We strive to create a safety culture in which employees discover threats and proactively address those threats in order to create a safer workplace.
Kia Safety and Environment management system
Kia prevents industrial accidents by providing a safe and pleasant work environment and spreading a safety culture, and improves the health of its and its partners' employees to fulfill its corporate social responsibility. We realize safety and health sustainable management by establishing an autonomous safety management system based on the safety and health management system (ISO) with the support of the safety and health leadership of the top management.
|Number of accidents (Case)||296||301||408|
|Accident rate (%)||0.64||0.66||0.86|
Industrial Accidents at Domestic and Overseas (2021)
(Unit : Case, %)
|Number of accidents||Accident rate (%)|
|Outside the factory (head office, sales, service)||19||0.31|
Lost-Time Injuries Frequency Rate(LTIFR*)
* LTIFR : Loss of work accident rate, and the formula is as follows: Number of injuries (accidents) in a 12-month period / Total hours worked by all employees in the same 12-month period x 1,000,000
Occupational Illness Frequency Rate(OIFR*)
* OFIR : Loss of disease-related accident rate, and the formula is as follows: Number of injuries (accidents) in a 12-month period / Total hours worked by all employees in the same 12-month period x 1,000,000
Preemptive Response to Critical Accident
Critical Accident Reporting System*
CSO (Chief Safety Officer)Headquarter situation room: Director of Safety and Environment Center
Relevant sector: Labor support, Safety cooperation support, Labor safety, Legal affairs, PR business support
Autoland Situation room
- Initial Response - Suspension of work, evacuation of workers, measures to prevent further damage
- Accident investigation and accident report (internal/external)
- Patient status identification and relief measures
Establishment of a Critical Accident Prevention System
- Site high-risk location safety Map
- Autoland afety department regular/frequent inspection (Daily inspection, monthly inspection)
- Company-wide safety organization regular meeting (Result management, issue discussion)
- Autoland safety division’s regular/frequent inspection (monthly inspection)
* Inspect the action situation manual at least once a half year