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Safety and Health of Employees

Health Management Policy

Shiseido has established its basic health management policy to protect the invaluable health of each and every employee and supports their physical and emotional wellness.

<Shiseido’s Basic Health Management Policy>

As a company supporting "This moment. This life. Beautifully." for consumers, Shiseido promotes healthy, sound management by supporting each and every employee to live "This moment. This life. Beautifully." and be physically and emotionally well, in turn.

  1. 1.Employees will actively take various initiatives, such as improving lifestyles, to be healthy, and the Company will support employee health through the health business.
  2. 2.Shiseido will support employees through creating a safe and comfortable workplace environment so that each and every one can fully exercise their abilities and have a fulfilling life at work.
  3. 3.Shiseido will promote health management based on compliance with laws and regulations while thoroughly pursuing the appropriate use and management of personal information, including health information.

Promotion of Safety and Health

Complying with laws, the Company has set up hygiene committees in Shiseido Group offices in Japan and makes screening tours of the offices to create a safe and comfortable work environment. The Global Innovation Center and factories have established occupational safety and health policies, and safety and health committees that regularly check and point out hazardous areas or dangerous behaviors that require improvements. Measures are also being taken at the domestic factories to prevent the occurrence of major accidents, targeting zero lost-time incidents every year.

Safety and Health Education for Employees

Shiseido promotes the health of each and every employee according to its Basic Health Management Policy. The Company provides information under various themes centering on measures to prevent lifestyle-related diseases, which requires self control. Also, in addition to health counseling, we are implementing programs such as health-related seminars and conducting the following health education.
We have also established an external cooperative counseling office in order to provide employees’ care in a wide scope 24 hours a day, all year round.

Preventing Lifestyle-related Diseases

We have added optional items to regular health checks “optional” has this meaning already in addition to the legally required items, thereby raising employees' interest toward their own health management.

We promote activities to prevent lifestyle-related diseases through individual health counseling, etc. to employees industrial health staff by based on the national regional assignment. Shiseido also distributes information on the intranet, issues periodical materials, and provides employee e-learning to promote health education among all employees.

Providing Mental Healthcare

An in-house mental health counseling office is established, with specialized counselors and industrial physicians allowing employees to receive counselling at their workplace. In addition, we have also established an external cooperative counseling office that can offer support 24 hours a day. Shiseido is conducting self-care training for employees and “line-care training”* for managers.

In addition, Shiseido has clarified the steps for returning to work for those who have taken long leaves and also established uniform standards (guidelines) for Shiseido Group in Japan to enable employees to return to the workplace more smoothly.

*Training on handling employees with physical or mental health issues

Discouraging Tobacco Use

Shiseido is implementing non-smoking in the company building with the objective of improving employees' health, enhancing consumer satisfaction and fulfilling social responsibility. Enlightenment activities including smoking cessation seminars are held within the company to promote understanding and support for non-smoking.

Supporting Women's Health

We conduct/promote female health checks with the health insurance union.

Shiseido is regularly implementing Health Seminar for Women at its domestic business sites where the majority of employees are women. The seminar aims to increase awareness for managing individual health by focusing on diseases that are specific to women according to life stages.

Counseling to Prevent Long-time Work

To prevent health disorders due to long-time work, Shiseido business sites have established an original standard following statutory standards and industrial physicians are conducting interviews among employees.

Industrial physicians provide appropriate advice and instructions to individuals and the Company with the aim of preventing health damage of employees.

Others and Overseas

Information calling attention to infectious diseases is posted on the intranet for employees traveling overseas while a booklet on infectious disease prevention is distributed to employees prior to their transfer to work overseas.

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