Safety Management Policy

Ryobi Group Safety Declaration

While conforming to a management policy based around social justice, we declare that all of our transportation businesses have the core aim of being the “safest in Japan”.

Mitsunobu Kojima, Representative of Ryobi Group
April 1, 2017

Activity Policies

The Ryobi Training Center and training programs at each of our companies aim create an awareness of the importance of our safety policy through the SSP-UP* movement, with numerical targets in place to ensure an effective and safe management structure.
*SSP-UP=S=safety & security, S=service, P=productivity, UP

Safety Policies

  1. With a primary focus on safe operations, an aim to follow all laws and regulations, and faithfully fulfill all daily duties.
  2. Service on our vehicles (ships) is to be accurately performed, with careful inspections held before the start of all operations.
  3. Using daily meetings to create an awareness of and appreciation for the importance of safety.
  4. Fostering a constant awareness of safety through our training.
  5. In the unlikely event of a serious accident, a primary focus on preserving lives, with immediate reports to be made to superiors.


Safety Management Policy

Primary Policy

As a general passenger automobile carrier business, we aim to have a primary focus on safety, thereby gaining further trust and respect as a company.

Safety Targets and Achievement Status

Period January 1, 2009 – December 31 (FY 2009)
Target 0 transport accidents for every 100,000 kilometers traveled. <25 accidents
Accident Numbers 0.42

Major Accidents (As defined in Article 2 of the Automobile Accident Reporting Regulations)

Period January 1, 2009 – December 31 (FY 2009)
Accident Numbers 0

Safety Group/Supervising System

As required by safety management provisions, our company has appointed a Chief Safety Management Officer, Operation Managers, Maintenance Managers, as well as managers required for other roles, and performs accurate corporate governance,

Primary Policies Regarding Safety

  • Prevention of rear-end collisions
  • Strict enforcement of safety confirmation at traffic junctions
  •  Prior prevention of drink driving accidents (drink driving checks are strictly performed)
  • Prevention of traffic accidents caused by negligence (reversing sensors have also been installed to prevent collisions)
  •  Accident prevention training performed using on-board video cameras
  •  Accident prevention training using an instructor system

Plans Relating to Safety (FY 2010)

  • Training for those who have been responsible for accidents
  • The creation of “Committees for Accident Prevention” at each site of operation
  •  Sponsorship of a nationwide transportation safety movement in spring
  •  Medical exams to confirm medical suitability for drivers (Once every 3 years)
  •  Periodic health exams (held twice a year in summer and winter)
  •  Sponsorship of a nationwide transportation safety movement in autumn
  • Requiring that drivers make their driving records available to the company
  •  Sponsorship of a nationwide transportation safety movement during the new year period

Communication System for Accidents and Disasters

Communication and reporting regarding countermeasures are made based upon the “Abnormal weather countermeasure outlines” and the “Crime prevention emergency manual”.

Safety Training and Education Plan

  • Follow up training for new crew members
  • Training for existing crew members
  • Safety training for staff who are responsible for accidents
  • Conformance surveys, with guidance provided based upon results

Internal Auditing and Measures Taken in Response

  • Monthly inspections are made of all vehicles, with improvements made as required
  •  Inspection of guidance provided by supervisors of staff who have caused accidents, and training for supervisors

September 28, 2010
Chief Safety Management Officer, Tsu Airport Line Co. Ltd.