Occupational Health Management Declaration
The Pigeon Group strives to be a corporate Group whose employees can work lively in good health. To ensure that all employees can live fulfilling lives with sound physical and mental health, in both their work and private lives, the Pigeon Group ensures to support employees in maintaining and improving their health and to provide dynamic and supportive work environments.
Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization 2023 (Large Enterprise Category)
Pigeon has been recognized for its superior health and productivity management under the Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program run jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi as a “Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization 2023 (Large Enterprise Category).” This marks the second year running we have received this recognition under the program.
The Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program honors the achievements of large corporations and SMEs who achieve particular excellence in health management based on initiatives addressing regional health needs and health promotion initiatives promoted by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
The Pigeon Group strives to be a corporate group whose employees can work in a lively fashion and in good health . We support employees in maintaining and improving their health and work to ensure dynamic and supportive work environments.
We have established a health management promotion system directly under the President and CEO, and also coordinate with industrial physicians and a health insurance society on proactive initiatives such as anti-smoking programs, annual health check management improvements, and mental health measures. We also host walking events and internal lectures from industrial physicians twice a year, and promote initiatives to encourage good exercise habits and higher health literacy in employees.
As a recognized organization, we will also work to actively share information about our activities with business partners and engage in collaborative health promotion projects.
Health Management Promotion System
Under the supervision of the President and CEO of the Pigeon Group, the Human Resources & General Affairs Division Manager is designated as the person in charge of and responsible for occupational health management. Within the HRM section, a health promotion staff, a health supervisor and a staff in charge of employees on leave are appointed. The Group is also with industrial physicians and a health insurance society. The Pigeon Group advances occupational health management by establishing a system in which advisers from external professional organizations are appointed to provide consultation and advice.
Promotional Plans in the 8th Medium-Term Business Plan
Phased measures are conducted in the 8th Medium-term Business Plan (FY2023 to FY2025), aiming to make the Pigeon Group "a Group where people can work enthusiastically."
Schematic View of Health and Productivity Management Strategy
To achieve improved labor productivity and corporate value and to create a company with energized workers, Pigeon is setting specific measures and targets to promote health and productivity management strategically.
Safety & Health Committee
In accordance with the Industrial Safety and Health Act of Japan, a Safety & Health Committee is established at each workplace and a Central Safety & Health Committee is established at Group headquarters. In principle the Central Safety & Health Committee holds regular meetings twice a year, forming the base of the Group's efforts to promote occupational health management.
Occupational Health Management Initiatives
Pigeon encourage employees to undergo periodic and secondary health examinations, and along with the spread of specific health guidance, we provide partial cost assistance for optional examinations and full cost assistance for physical examinations at specific ages (for employees aged 35, 45, and 55) to encourage employees to undergo these examinations. We are making efforts to improve employees' health literacy and exercise habits by holding health lectures by industrial physicians, implementing e-learning programs, and holding walking events.
Major achievements in health management are shown in the table below.
|Periodic Health Examination Coverage|
|Stress Check Coverage|
Pigeon Rubella Zero Action
We are implementing the Pigeon Rubella Zero Action project as part of our corporate responsibility related to health management and babies. In order to raise rubella antibody rates among our employees, at the health check for new employees, we added an antibody test and encourage vaccination, paying the full cost of these items. On February 4, 2020 (Rubella Day), our activities were recognized by an award from the Rubella Zero Project Executive Committee, which is promoted by the Japan Association of Obstetrics and Gynecologists.
In-house lecture to deepen understanding of rubella