New Delhi: Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL) has been conferred with the prestigious ‘International Safety Award 2020 Merit’ by the United Kingdom-based British Safety Council. The accolade is one of the globally distinguished recognitions in the field of worker safety and health. JSHL is the only Indian manufacturing company in the steel and stainless steel industry that has been bestowed with this award among the global pool of 500+ companies from a spectrum of industries. The award honours JSHL’s commitment and overarching performance to ensure global safety standards at the workplace.
Jindal Stainless' Managing Director Abhyuday Jindal acknowledged this as an important accomplishment and congratulated the JSHL team. “Workers’ safety is a non-negotiable priority for the company. If today, we are better prepared to face an unprecedented crisis like COVID-19 with aplomb, it's because we have hard-wired safe working practices in our DNA. Being the pioneer of the stainless steel industry in India, we ensure our manufacturing facility is globally benchmarked with the highest safety standards. JSHL is committed towards ensuring zero harm to its employees, contractors, and the communities in which it operates,” he said.
As part of its safety measures, JSHL follows the latest and most efficient procedures and protocols for production of world-class stainless steel. The Company endorses and trains its people for the best safety practices at the workplace. This includes efficient machine-handling and provision of safety gear for various operating units. The Company also conducts mock drills, safety seminars, and competitions to inculcate a sense of responsibility and camaraderie among its employees.
In its latest set of measures to ensure employee safety at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company has introduced standard guidelines to ensure smooth operations while containing the virus’ spread. These guidelines are applicable to all employees, vendors, customers, and visitors.
British Safety Council
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