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Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the company’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31.03.2019.

Our organisation

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd whilst being part of the Hitachi family operates solely in the United Kingdom from several locations. The company’s registered office being Monkton Business Park North, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, NE31 2JZ. 

Our supply chain comprises of the importation of construction equipment and spare parts from Hitachi group companies located in The Netherlands and Japan. Sourcing local materials and the use of subcontractors for the purpose of manufacturing and maintenance of construction equipment and the delivery of services to our customers.

Our Policy on Slavery and Human Trafficking

The company has a zero tolerance policy towards slavery and human trafficking and is committed to conducting business ethically and to minimising the risk of slavery or human trafficking in our own business and in our supply chains as much as possible.

The company has implemented the following policy ‘Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy’ aimed at preventing the use of any supplies or services within the organisation which does conform within the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Supply Chain 

Respecting human rights and environmental issues is at the forefront of our vision. The Company continues to work with our suppliers and business partners to ensure that the provision of goods and services adheres to the company’s expected standards.

Training and Staff Involvement 

The statement has been approved by the Company’s Board of Directors. Managers of the company are required to act where concerns are raised whether from inside or outside the business.

All employees are expected to be aware of and to follow the company’s Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy. In order to ensure proper understanding of the risks posed by modern slavery and human trafficking, the company aims to provide periodic face to face training and e-learning courses to its employees.

Related Policies

  • HCMUK Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • HCMUK Whistleblowing Policy
  • Hitachi Group Codes of Conduct
  • Hitachi Group Human Rights Policy

 

David Roberts

Chairman/CEO

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd

Monkton Business Park north, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, NE31 2JZ

A copy of our policies can be obtained by writing to the address above.

All question and requests regarding this statement should be address to: compliance@hitachicm.co.uk

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK)

Copyright © 2019 Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Limited, Monkton Business Park North, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear NE31 2JZ. Tel: (0191) 430 8400