Occupational Health & Safety

Dedicated health and safety commitment
As a responsible employer, HUGO BOSS takes the occupational health and safety of its employees very seriously. This is expressed in high standards in workplace safety and health protection, which are described in detail in a separate Health & Safety Commitment.


In order to ensure a high level of occupational safety, work places and new or changed processes are assessed regularly in regards to risks. The company’s employees also receive regular training on occupational health and safety.

In addition, HUGO BOSS has declared a target of continually improving the physical and mental health of its employees. Corporate health management is embedded in the organization at many locations. It comprises a broad range of offerings, including for physical and mental fitness, nutrition, and ergonomics at the workplace.

Company doctors are available in Metzingen (Germany) and in many other international locations. Regular health days at our locations in Germany, Great Britain, and Switzerland help sensitize employees to the importance of living healthy lives. 

Projects to promote good health

Health days

At HUGO BOSS, the commitment to occupational health extends to retail employees. In addition to the use of location-independent offers, there is also a nationwide collaboration with fitness studios. In 2019, special attention was paid to balancing exercises for the feet due to staff spending around 70%-80% of the working day standing.

On your marks, get set, go

The HUGO BOSS Run in Metzingen gets the workforce and their families moving every year. An average of 1,500 guests attend – including our CEO. Even beginner joggers are motivated to join in, because regular jogging meetups with professional coaches are offered ahead of time.

Team spirit through sports

The employees in Izmir (Turkey) are also encouraged to exercise. They have the option of working out on the company’s own sports fields. This benefit not only supports good health, but also an extraordinary team spirit – a few especially motivated employees regularly represent HUGO BOSS at the Istanbul Marathon and the Dragon Boat Festival.

A healthy diet

In Ticino (Switzerland), for example, the cafeteria offers a special detox menu every year in the spring and fall, to emphasize the importance of a balanced diet. Over the course of three weeks, the employees not only enjoy particularly good food, but can also learn about eating healthy.

Incentive for retail employees

At HUGO BOSS, our commitment to health at work also applies to our retail employees. At the Retail Health Challenge 2017, teams from stores throughout Germany competed with each other. The more health offerings were used – including gyms, coaching, healthy eating, and climbing parks – the more points they earned. The winning team was rewarded with an exciting team event.


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