OYAK Cement aims to create a healthy and safe working environment in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and administrative regulations, to prevent work accidents and occupational diseases, and to make it sustainable by reaching the highest level of world standards in this field. Our only acceptable goal in terms of occupational health and safety (OHS) is “zero work accident”.

OYAK Cement believes that "all occupational accidents are preventable" in order to achieve this goal.

  • It accepts occupational health and safety as an "indispensable priority" in all its works.
  • "Being sensitive to occupational health and safety" by everyone, including managers, at the factory site,
  • It acts with the understanding of "stopping without delay" the working environment, situations, activities and behaviors that carry occupational safety risks.

OYAK Cement adopts a behavior change-oriented system approach by describing the roadmap on OHS to its employees, subcontractor employees and third parties affected by its fields of activity, with the OHS Principles that support OHS Practices.

OYAK Cement OHS Principles:

  • Occupational health and safety is the first among our priority targets and the first step of every business.
  • Complying with occupational health and safety rules does not prevent us from doing our jobs effectively and achieving our other goals.
  • All work accidents can be prevented, no work accident can be considered acceptable.
  • Everyone working in our factory has the right to work under safe and healthy conditions and has the duty to contribute to the provision of these conditions and to participate in trainings and organizations on the subject.
  • Each employee is responsible for the occupational health and safety of himself and everyone else in the factory area.
  • Each area supervisor is responsible for the employees working in his/her own department and other department employees or third parties.
  • In the detection of unsafe and risky situations, everyone is obliged to notify the "stop work" to the authorized and unit chief.
  • Everyone with a management responsibility is responsible for creating a healthy and safe working environment in the workplace, developing behaviors and personal competencies, and improving activities within the scope of legal regulations, new technological developments and the rules of our organization.
  • Risk assessment is carried out for the continuous improvement of occupational health and safety performances and deficiencies are eliminated.
  • These principles cover everyone on the factory site.

Human Resources

OYAK Cement’s human resources management mentality consists of the adoption of approaches and applications that support strategical targets and performance, while responding to the special needs of the different industries with which it conducts its activities in an appropriate and efficient manner.