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VIS Environmental, Safety and Health policy
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) is a company specialized in R&D, design, manufacturing and sales of integrated circuits. In order to consider both manufacture business and corporate responsibility, all employees are required to participate in the practices of environmental, safety and health policy, and to meet the objective of international environment protection convention, total safety, health and environment protection compliance.

VIS is committed to launch and improve the following operations:

  1. Implement loss prevention actions according to the hazard and risk evaluations.
  2. Improve the manufacturing process and waste treatment technology to achieve waste reduction and environment pollution prevention.
  3. Implement energy and resource recycling to increase the efficiency of resources conservation.
  4. Implement employees training to enhance the awareness of safety and environment protection responsibility.

Environmental, Safety and Health Management System Scope applies to all operational activities, products and services derived from R&D, design, and manufacturing of integrated circuits within Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) 's manufacturing sites.

Working environment and Personal safety protection measures
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) abides by applicable laws and regulations of occupational safety and health, formulates the corporate-level policy and operational procedures. VIS upholds the principles of providing employees with a safe and health workplace, constantly plan and implement various management measures as listed below:

  1. Identification, assessment, and control of work environment or task hazards.
  2. Safety management of machinery, equipment, and tools.
  3. Labeling and communication of dangerous and harmful materials.
  4. Planning and monitoring of sampling method for hazardous job environment.
  5. Procurement management, subcontractor management and management of change (MOC).
  6. Safety and health educational training and drills.
  7. Training on use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and its management.
  8. Operational safety observation and its improvement.
  9. Investigation and settlement and statistical analysis of occupational accidents, near misses, events that affect the physical and mental health.
  10. Health examination, management, and facilitation.
  11. Sanitary test on food and potable water.
  12. Compiling, sharing, and application of safety and health information.
  13. Promotion of safety and health retraining, safety engineering method and license courses.
  14. Administering competitive KPI benchmarks for environmental, safety, and health compliance to promote workplace safety affairs in an effort to elevate employees' awareness on safety and health.

ISO 14001:2004 Certification
VIS has been certified for ISO14001 Environment management system since 1997.
OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification
VIS has been certified for OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health &Safety management system since 2003.
Green Partner Certification
VIS has been certified for SONY Green Partner Certification since 2003.
CNS15506:2011 Certification
VIS has been certified for TOSHMS Certification since 2009 and transformed to CNS15506: 2011 in 2015
ISO 14001:2004 Certification( PDF File)
Last update date:1/19/2015
OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:1/19/2015
SONY Green Partner Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:3/12/2012
VIS: CNS15506:2011 Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:1/19/2015
FAB1: CNS15506:2011 Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:1/19/2015
FAB2: CNS15506:2011 Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:1/19/2015
FAB3: CNS15506:2011 Certification (PDF File)
Last update date:5/3/2016