The Ricoh Group places high priority on the health and safety of all its employees. Initiatives that include a healthy working environment, child care and a commitment to work-life balance make the companies of the Ricoh Group places where people from diverse backgrounds can fully exercise their abilities.
Moreover, we provide full disclosure of our safety record and present information about related programs to the public so as to raise the general standard of welfare in the communities where we operate.
With the cooperation of the health insurance union, the Ricoh Group has developed an IT system to manage mental and physical health through the prevention and early detection of problems, with check-ups following treatment.
In fiscal 2012, we supplemented legally mandated diagnostic programs with inspections for lifestylerelated illnesses and early detection of cancer for all employees over the age of 35.
Our total health management covers all group companies and involves the collaboration of staff who work on mental health, physical health, and labor issues.
The Ricoh Group adopted an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) before any other company, and we continue to improve our safety standards. We use a database of occupational accidents that occur within the Group to share information on causes as well as measures to prevent recurrence, and to implement group-wide safety standards. In 2013, the Group’s priority is on eliminating accidents involving falls, cuts and abrasions, entanglement hazards, and lower back pain.
■ Conceptual diagram of health and safety activities
■ Frequency of work-related accidents(Ricoh)