Government calls for widespread rollout of flashing fire alarms

Mar 15, 2017

Government calls for widespread rollout of flashing fire alarms

The central government has called on municipalities nationwide to install flashing fire alarms visible to deaf and hard-of-hearing people. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency has asked local authorities to install more of the devices in public spaces, including stations, airports and welfare facilities. ...

Japan Inc. giving workers disability training

/ May 31, 2016

Japan Inc. giving workers disability training

A growing number of companies are requiring their employees to learn how to interact with the elderly and people with disabilities. In many cases, the skill set is being added to staff training programs. Many companies are requiring workers to obtain a certificate, in ...