Pune, India, 17 June 2021 – Oerlikon Balzers Coating India Pvt. Ltd. has been awarded the Gold award in the 4th National Safety Practice Competition, run by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Companies were invited to share their success stories of best practices and methods for excellence in workplace safety. The competition was arranged virtually to share the best safety practices implemented at organisations. The virtual award ceremony was held by CII on 22 April 2021.
28 companies participated from various sectors, including manufacturing, construction, engineering equipment, automotive components, IT services, financial services and education. The aim of the competition is to firmly establish safety practices in organisations, leading to better safety performance and creating a culture of safety.
Oerlikon India acknowledges the valuable contribution of Mr Anil Bankar, HSE co-ordinator at Oerlikon Balzers India, and the entire SHIELD team under the leadership of Mr Vijaykant More, Head of Quality & HSE for Oerlikon India & South East Asia, who presented their experience of the focused behaviour observation programme (FBOP) and 1-1-1 practice to a CII jury panel.
Pravin Shirse, President Oerlikon India, says: “Our people are our strength and the reason for organisational success. We at Oerlikon are committed for establishing and maintaining excellence through transforming our safety culture and embracing all safety measures with passion and enthusiasm.”