CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYEstablish Human-Centered Health System
Working Environment Management
SK hynix measures and assesses the working environment once or more every six months to prevent members’ health problems caused by the working environment and to create comfortable business places.
The company investigates harmful elements that members may be exposed to before measurement. A measurement agency, the labor union and health managers work together during the measurement to secure the transparency and credibility of the processes and results. Measurement results are shared among members.
Management of Factors Harming Musculoskeletal System
SK hynix conducts the management of elements harmful to the musculoskeletal system to improve the working environment. The company has regularly and repeatedly investigated factors harmful to the musculoskeletal system since 2004 and executed management programs through providing health gymnastics classes, counsels people complaining about pains, operates a physical therapy room and has improved conditions for treating heavy articles.
SK hynix operates a health management room and a dispensary all day long and provides various health management programs to manage its members’ health.
The company evaluates its members’ health conditions through regular and special medical examinations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and comprehensive check-ups provided as part of welfare benefits, and it executes health improvement programs to prevent diseases caused by smoking, drinking and obesity in advance.
In addition, the company acquired a certification granted by the Ministry of Employment and Labor to excellent companies for health management after being recognized for its contribution to health improvement through providing psychological support for mental health and operating a counseling center for maintaining the health of its members who were diagnosed with serious illnesses.
Counseling Center to Maintain Health
When unexpected diseases occur, the most important thing is to establish the right treatment plans and eliminate confusion caused by frustration or fear so that confidence in treatment can be established.
SK hynix operates a counseling center for maintaining health in order to provide the best treatment and follow-up service to members suffering from such confusion and facilitate self-management after receiving treatment.
SK hynix provides various services for mental health to manage members’ mental health and to prevent accidents that may result from mental health problems in business places.
The company manages its members’ job stress through measuring their stress and providing 1:1 counseling and prevents conflicts among team members through operating programs designed to manage persons diagnosed with sleeping disorders in special medical examinations. In addition, the company offers information on mental health based on various themes every month for all members as part of activities to support psychological treatment to promote mental health.
Human-Centered Chemicals Management (MSDS)
SK hynix operates policies to continuously manage chemicals for the safe and proper treatment of chemicals.
Regarding chemicals that are stored,the company conducts preliminary reviews of legal matters and substances affecting members’ health and verifies the credibility of MSDS. Based on such MSDS, the company devises warning signs and guidelines for managing each working process and distributes them. The company also places and posts those guidelines so that all workers can check information about chemicals.
SK hynix provides a safe and healthy working environment through conducting education for specialization and self-education to help members easily understand the harmfulness and risks of chemicals.