​Occupational Safety and Health, and Workplace Environment Policy​​​

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) business operations adhere to concepts that reinforce sustainable development with respect to the economy, society and environment. We are fully aware of the importance of health and safety for our employees, suppliers, customers and visitors, and deem it appropriate to implement efficient practices towards occupational safety and health, and workplace environment as part of our business operations. To strengthen our efforts towards such goals, we have established an Occupational Safety and Health, and Workplace Environment Policy, as shown below:

Scope
This policy is effective for all KBank operations, as well as those of wholly-owned subsidiaries of KBank (K Companies) and Support Service Providers (P Companies), plus all activities held at premises under KBank management, including main and subordinate buildings, as well as at all branch offices; this also applies to all persons involved in the operations of KBank, K Companies and P Companies, e.g., directors, executives, permanent/temporary employees, outsourced firms and visitors using the premises that are the responsibility of KBank entities.

Operational Guidelines
• Management and Operations related to Occupational Safety and Health, and Workplace Environment
Determine the management and operational structure that comply with regulatory requirements and meet relevant standards; and establish procedures for regular monitoring, examination and evaluation of the above to enhance the efficiency and sustainability of all our operations related to occupational safety and health, and workplace environment.

• Fire Prevention and Extinguishing Practices, Fire Drills
Put in place fire prevention and extinguishing plans incorporating inspections, fire prevention campaigns, firefighting procedures, evacuation drills, assistance to disabled and/or injured persons, as well as checks to ensure there are no highly flammable materials or other hazards present.

• Communications with Personnel
Allocate appropriate resources to conduct adequate training for staff at all levels on occupational safety and health, and workplace environment; and organize staff activities to instill awareness of their part and encourage them to regularly participate in such activities to strengthen implementation of these guidelines.

• Risk Assessments related to Occupational Safety
Take into consideration occupational safety and health, and workplace environment, in the short- and long-term, in the design of work processes, design and improvement of premises and facility systems of buildings; and conduct regular assessments of such work processes, premises and facility systems of buildings so that they remain up-to-date and in compliance with the established procedures.

• Inspection of Premises and Health Checks
Arrange examinations and assessments towards occupational safety and health, and workplace environment to maintain our standards; and provide regular health check-ups for staff. In case of any illness caused by work or the workplace environment, analyze the cause(s) and find concrete solutions to avoid any recurrence.  Report to related authorities on any illnesses that are subject to mandatory reporting.


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