The purpose of this policy is to set forth the principles to be taken as the basis by Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası A.Ş. (TSKB) in its activities, which will make an impact in terms of Occupational Health & Safety.


The policy covers all TSKB employees and operations at the Head Office and branches.


TSKB Occupational Health & Safety Policy includes the following main principles and practices.

The Bank:

1.  ensures strict compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Law and Regulations applicable in Turkey, timely performs updates related to occupational health and safety, and employs globally-accepted occupational health and safety practices;

2.  provides its employees with a sound working environment that is physically and mentally balanced in line with the Occupational Health & Safety requirements and legal regulations, provides trainings and information, and takes necessary measures; ensures strict compliance with its ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System standards, ensures its suppliers' and customers' compliance with ISO 45001 standards; provides its suppliers with the necessary technical support that will allow them establish ISO 45001 system;

3. follows up OHS data such as work accidents, injuries, deaths and lost days, and reports such data periodically; encourages supplier companies to follow-up and report such data;

4. ensures that the Occupational Health & Safety Board established in its organization pursuant to the Occupational Health & Safety Law assumes a decision-making role in terms of its employees' health and safety;

5. prepares and implements annual training and work plans in line with the occupational health and safety regulations; ensures that its employees gain awareness through training programs, and perform their duties in a manner to avoid risks;

6. determines risks related to occupational health and safety in advance, performs preventive and eliminative activities to ensure that its employees work in a healthy and safe manner; periodically inspects the physical conditions and technical infrastructure for all employees working with remote, hybrid and onsite working models;

7. ensures a safe working environment for groups requiring the implementation of special policies in their work life in order to preserve their physical, psychological and social welfare; and

8. supports its customers in mitigating occupational health and safety risks in the financing of their investment projects, and fulfilling their legal obligations.


This policy goes into effect as of the date on which it is approved by the Board of Directors.