Taiyo Oil to implement measures against COVID-19 during periodic repair work


 On June 8 (Tue.), 2021, Taiyo Oil will begin systematically stopping equipment at Shikoku Operations in order to perform medium maintenance work.

 During the time period of the medium maintenance work, Shikoku Operations will be visited by a large number of work-related personnel from Ehime and other prefectures, and thus Taiyo Oil recognizes that it will be necessary to further strengthen efforts to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19. In light of this, Taiyo Oil will thoroughly carry out the following measures, and hopes to receive the understanding and cooperation of all persons concerned.

Time period of maintenance work

 June 8 (Tue.) to August 8 (Sun.), 2021 <planned>

Number of personnel engaging in maintenance work

 Average of about 450 per day (with peak of around 680)

COVID-19 measures

 (1)Travel to Ehime Prefecture

   〇Keeping records of body temperature starting two weeks prior to arrival, and documenting
    places visited

   〇In the case of visitors from areas taking state of emergency measures and semi-state of
    emergencymeasures, PCR testing prior to visit and confirmation of negative results

 (2) Thorough health management

   〇Daily taking of body temperature and health management regarding employees and all
    work-related personnel

   〇Quarantining at home or hotel if fever or other sign of ill health has been confirmed

   〇Taking of body temperature with non-contact-type thermometer when entering workplaces

 (3)Preventive measures while at work

   〇Thorough handwashing, gargling, and adherence to coughing etiquette

   〇Frequent and thorough disinfecting and cleaning

   〇Suspending morning meetings and other large meetings, and limiting numbers of meeting

   〇In offices, conscientious mask-wearing, installation of partitions, and ventilation

   〇Limiting of number of people in smoking areas

 (4)Other measures for preventing infection

   〇Completely avoiding use of public transportation

   〇Promoting use of specialized buses for transportation between parking areas and office areas,
    and making an effort to reduce congestion and increase social distancing

   〇Voluntarily refraining from going on nonessential, non-urgent outings, and visiting locations
    that constitute the “three Cs”
    (closed spaces with poor ventilation, and crowded and close-contact settings)


Cases in which suspected infection or infection has been discovered

  1. If you think you may be infected, please follow the instructions of the “COVID-19 Medical Consultation Center (089-909-3483)
  2. If an infection has been discovered, promptly report it to Ehime Prefecture, and take appropriate measures to prevent the spread of the disease following the instructions of health centers and other institutions concerned.

Please direct inquiries to

 4070-2 Kikumachotane, Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture 799-2393
 General Affairs Group, General Affairs Department, Shikoku Operations, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd.
 Tel.: 0898-36-3509  Fax: 0898-54-4156