By creating a workplace where people with various sorts of physical, intellectual, and psychological disabilities can work in keeping with their characteristics, we aim to foster an environment in which everyone, regardless of disability, can work and grow together enthusiastically and with peace of mind.
Since its establishment in 2017, Sysmex Harmony, a special subsidiary*
, has expanded the types of operations it undertakes and has grown in size. Today, the company has 23 employees. The company’s operations center on assistance in the production of reagents and devices, including inspection of products, and labeling containers at factories. Sysmex Harmony assigns its employees to work based on their individual abilities, and it ensures close communication between employees and their supervisors through regular interviews. Consequently, the company has maintained a zero turnover as of March 2021.
Sysmex Europe works with an organization that endeavors to support the independence of people with disabilities. The company subcontracts packaging work in the manufacturing line of its reagent factory in Germany to such persons. We strive to maintain high levels of motivation among these workers by sharing our mission, as well as through periodic training and support from other employees.
Starting from fiscal 2021, we set a target percentage of employees with disabilities across the Group companies in Japan as a sustainability target among our efforts to create a workplace in which diverse human resources can pursue their careers.
- A subsidiary that has been certified by the director of a public employment security office for special consideration in the employment of people with disabilities. Subsidiaries with labor regulations different from those of the parent company can give more consideration to the work capabilities and labor conditions of people with disabilities in their labor regulations and workplace environment, which makes it easier to increase employment for these workers.