The National Safety Council of India (NSCI) conferred Shapoorji Pallonji’s Engineering & Construction (SP E&C) division with seven awards in the buildings and non-building categories for construction safety.
The NSCI Safety Awards recognise and reward organisations in the construction sector for their meritorious Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) performance and commitment to reduce workplace injuries, implementations of the best OSH practices and encourage continual improvements.
In Group-A, SP E&C projects won the first level Sarvashreshtha Suraksha Puraskar, second-level Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar, third level Suraksha Puraskar and fourth level Prashansha Patra. SP E&C also won the Suraksha Puraskar in Group-B.
On receiving the prestigious awards, Alok Srivastava, Vice President & Corporate Safety Head of SP E&C said, “We are committed to ensuring workplace safety and welfare of our workers. These awards are a testimony to the sustained standards and flourishing culture of safety within SP E&C. We are honoured to receive these awards from NSCI.”
The recently concluded event was organised via a virtual conclave on OHS and fire safety and safety awards, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards were presented to the winners by Lalit R Gabhane, Director General, NSC, Arvind R Doshi, Vice Chairman, NSC, Bernie Doyle, Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO) & President & Chairman, National Safety Council of Australia and Sankar Shah, Vice Chairman, NSC.
The National Safety Council (NSC) is an apex level organisation engaged in the field of occupational safety and health in India. It was set up by the Ministry of Labour & Employment on March 4, 1966, as an independent, non-commercial, non-profit making and autonomous society. The council serves as a high-quality resource centre for all services on safety, health and environment including a large variety of information, communication and educational material. It also provides a national platform for projecting views of its members on current health, safety and environment (HSE) issues. It facilitates the sharing of the latest national and international developments and the best practices in the field.