Migros Occupational Health and Safety Policy

1. Purpose
Migros aims to provide a safe workplace environment to protect its employees, business partners and customers against health and safety risks that could occur in the workplace; and follows a proactive approach to sustain this practice.

With the belief that providing a healthy and safe working environment is important for a sustainable future in professional life, Migros works to create a common ‘safety culture’ with all its employees, business partners and customers.

Migros aims to reduce possibilities of accidents and improve on the number of work days lost by providing employees with occupational health and safety training, information, site inspections, equipment and improved physical conditions.

2. The Occupational Health and Safety Management System
Migros has created the occupational safety concept in the framework of the Quality Management Systems together with the quality and productivity principles. By standardizing all of the processes being implemented at all locations and establishing the Occupational Health and Safety Management System, Migros has earned a TS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certificate.

Migros carries out the conditions of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System standards that it manages. By providing its employees with a healthy and safe workplace, Migros complies with the health and safety regulations in force and the internal company requirements. By making sure that resources are used efficiently the company increases management and communication efficiency.

With the external and internal auditing processes conducted by Migros the company validates the efficiency of its management system, determines areas of improvement, detects possible hazards, and finds solutions to health and safety issues and works for improvement.

3. Occupational Health and Safety Processes
3.1. The Occupational Health and Safety Board:
In order to monitor and report on the workplace’s compliance with healthy and safe working conditions Migros established the Occupational Health and Safety Board, which is comprised of the senior management at the Migros General Headquarters and reports directly to the Company General Manager, in 2013. The board represents the entire Migros work force and is responsible for facilitating and monitoring occupational health and safety concerning all the activities of the company.

The Occupational Health and Safety Board holds regular meetings in the general headquarters structure, with the participation of occupational safety experts, workplace physicians and the managers of relevant departments in accordance with regulations to monitor the situation and make decisions. The decisions made in the board are implemented in the field. The evaluations of the board and the decisions that are made cover all the activities of the company.

3.2. Occupational Health and Safety Training
Migros provides its employees with occupational health and safety training before they start working and periodically during their employment. At locations where services are purchased and at start of employment on the job and periodic OHS training is provided by occupational safety experts and workplace physicians. Additionally training that is provided to employees at all locations is reinforced with remote training. In this scope employees are given basic occupational health and safety, occupational health and safety management system, emergency, employee representative, board member, safe use of equipment, first aid and hygiene training.

3.3. Occupational Health And Safety Risk Assessments
Migros prepares risk assessment and analysis reports at all workplaces in the scope of the occupational health and safety regulations and management system work, and renews its risk assessments according to legal terms and conditions.

The risk assessment reports are followed by corrective and preventative actions and constant improvement work.

3.4. Occupational Health And Safety emergency action plans
Migros prepares emergency action plans at all workplaces in the scope of the occupational health and safety regulations and management system work and renews these plans according to legal terms and conditions.

In the scope of the Prepared Emergency Plan training is provided to firefighting, search-rescue-evacuation, first aid and power source response teams by local firefighting organizations, specialist companies and occupational health and safety experts and annual drills are organized.

3.5. Occupational Health And Safety environment and health monitoring
Occupational health and safety experts, workplace physicians and freelance consultants will make visits to all Migros locations to inspect OHS processes and applications and enforce corrective/preventive activities when necessary.

The records of work accidents and near miss incidents are kept, reviewed and reported by the occupational safety experts. Workplace physicians conduct inspections on the workplace conditions, tests on new hires and periodic physical examinations.

3.6. Occupational Health And Safety Control and Measurements
In order to make sure that the work equipment being used by general headquarters and branches, shops, distribution centers, fruit-vegetable warehouses and MİGET employees meet OHS conditions periodic inspections are done by authorized companies on the work equipment. Improvements are made on the equipment according to periodical inspections.

Workplace physicians and occupational health experts make sure measurements of conditions are taken in response to the determinations they make during site inspections.

Migros Ticaret A.Ş. last amendment date: 29.06.2018