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Safety Management
Safety and Health Management Policy
POSCO WIDE places the utmost priority on safety management and embraces safety activities such as facility management, operator training and handling of abnormal situations to offer quality customer services and build a happy foundation of livelihood.
Three Major Safety Activities
PSRS(POSCO Safety Rating System)
A. Background, Purpose, and Effects
  • Background
    To establish a culture that respects people and guarantee safety in the POSCO Group.
    · To realize the strong will of the management team to ensure safety at work.
    · “Good Safety is Good Business”
  • Purpose
    To set up a foundation for a global safety and health management system.
    · For quantitative and objective assessment against world-class performance.
    · To identify key reasons and devise measures to optimize the fundamental cause.
  • Effects
    Advancing the overall safety status of the POSCO Group.
    · Accident prevention in the POSCO Group.
    · Dissemination of POSCO’s original global safety and health system.
* Performed once every three years according to the safety and health review and diagnosis guidelines (M10028) of the POSCO Group.

B. Diagnostic Flow

C. Diagnostic Essentials * Present specific improvement measures per 12 element in three areas

D. Training of Professional PSRS Agents
Provide a training program for safety managers and heads of divisions (a two-week program)
Safety Service
Our Services
  • Real-time Monitoring/Control of the Security Control Center
    · 24 hours monitoring of the entire building
    · Immediate response per scenario in emergencies
  • Intelligent Face Recognition Surveillance System
    · Intelligent face recognition CCTV system
    · Location tracking system of people with suspicious behavior
  • Access Management System, Speed Gate Management
    · Frequency ID identification RFID system
    · Sensors and pop-up alarms for improper entry
  • Manual Training of Emergency Response
    Emergency situations, such as encountering people with guns, power outages, and theft Trained response in emergencies
  • Nighttime Monitoring Through the POS-OWL System
    · Connecting important locations with infrared cameras
    · Connecting alarms when aliens intrude on monitored areas
  • Emergency Report Via Mobile Devices/Internet
    · Information delivery through smart devices
    · Mobile situation notice in emergencies
Safety Training
  • Fire suppression training (self-training/public-private partnership)
  • Rescue training for passengers trapped in elevators
  • Simulated training to prepare for storms and floods in summer
  • CPRs and first aid training
  • Simulated training for power outage
  • Fire drills
Safety Training
  • Fire Fighting
    - Overview of the building’s fire fighting system
    - Understanding the duties of the self-defense firefighting team
    - Response and action tips in case of a fire
  • Electricity
    - Overview of the building’s power system
    - Actions to take in case of power outage/restoration
    * How to respond to guests, escape, emergency calls, etc.
  • Elevator Facility
    - Overview of the elevator facility
    - How to respond when trapped in an elevator
    * How to respond to guests, escape, emergency calls, etc.
  • Steam Boilers
    - Overview of the steam boiler system
    - How to use and check the boiler
    * Safety devices, relevant accidents, etc.
  • Facilities That Use Specific Gas
    - Overview of the gas facility
    - How to check gas facility safety
    - How to respond in emergencies, sharing of cases
  • Refrigeration Manufacturing Facility
    - Overview of the cooling system
    - How to use and check the refrigerators
    * Safety devices, how to respond in emergencies, etc.
  • Storage for Hazardous Materials
    - Overview of storage for hazardous materials
    - How to handle hazardous materials, safety warning, etc
    - How to respond in case of a fire
  • MSDS Management
    - Overview of MSDS
    - How to make a MSDS, how to indicate information
    - Managing containers
  • Risk Assessment
    - Risk Assessment
    - Understanding and practicing risk assessment guidelines
Safety Activities
  • Safety and health council and meetings
  • Discovering and dissemination of near miss cases
  • Continuous SAO of supervisors
  • Reinforced safety management in interior construction sites of tenant companies
  • Compliance inspection of procedures, including construction management and hazardous work permits
10 Safety Rules
10 Safety Rules
Safety Master
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, we must report the safety and health managers to the Ministry of Employment and Labor. POSCO WIDE hires safety managers with safety-related qualifications according to the Occupational Safety and Health Act who act as Safety Masters at our locations. They offer safety training, site inspections, safety instructions, and record their work performance.
Safety Assistants
We hire Safety Assistants to promote our safety reporting system. They help people to report any safety related issues and listen to the voice of suppliers for inconveniences and promote smooth communication, aimed at creating a safer workplace.

Right to Stop Work

Employees are obliged and workers have to the right to stop work and evacuate the area when there is an imminent risk of an industrial accident.

Right to Refuse Work

When it is determined that there is a risk in any part of the work process, workers have the right to refuse work and resume after the risk is eliminated at the source.

Safety Reporting System
Safety Reporting System

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