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Countermeasures Against and the Status of the Spreading of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)(Updated)

June 14, 2022

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to those infected or otherwise affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We also sincerely hope that those people who have lost their lives rest in peace.
ESPEC CORP. is working to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in accordance with the policies and requests of national and local governments so as to protect the safety of our customers, business partners, and regional communities as well as the safety of our employees and their families. The Company's response and status are as follows.

■Our status and response

  • (1)The Fukuchiyama Plant (Kyoto) is conducting manufacturing while implementing infection prevention countermeasures.
  • (2)Sales and service facilities across Japan are operating while implementing infection prevention countermeasures.
  • (3)To ensure that they can be used safely by our customers, our laboratory testing service facilities across Japan are continuing operations while thoroughly implementing infection prevention measures.
  • (4)Customer Support Desk We have hours that the Customer Support Desk is open to 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Customer Support Desk

■Initiatives for preventing the spread of infections

To ensure the safety of our employees and to ensure business continuity, we have established and are complying with infection prevention measures based on the policies of federal and local governments and the Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Offices provided by the Japan Business Federation.

  1. Avoiding the three Cs (Closed spaces, Crowded spaces, and Close-contact settings) to prevent droplet infection. (Ventilate office spaces at least 2 times every hour, maintain social distancing of 2 meters (or at least 1 meter), etc.)
  2. Maintaining clean environments inside offices to prevent contact infection. (For example, disinfecting work areas, using hand sanitizer upon entry to buildings, and wearing masks)

Although we have removed telecommuting as an infection prevention measure (compliance item), we continue to promote it as a work style reform.

■Employee vaccination

To help prevent the spread of infections, we are dedicated to making it easy for employees who wish to be vaccinated to do so. Work on the day of and after vaccination will be treated as follows to allow employees to be vaccinated with greater peace of mind.
Employees can use paid leave if receiving the vaccine on a weekday.
If an employee has an adverse reaction to the vaccine, any necessary days off will be treated as special leave per employment regulations.

Contact Details:

Sustainability Management Department ESPEC CORP.

Notices Regarding the Novel Coronavirus