Orient Electric bags the prestigious Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award 2018

National, July 09, 2018: Orient Electric Limited, part of the diversified USD 1.8 billion CK Birla Group, has been conferred with the globally acclaimed Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award (GPOHSA) for the year 2018 for its manufacturing facility at Faridabad. The mega awards ceremony took place on 6th July 2018 at New Delhi in the presence of distinguished gathering of business leaders during IOD, India's 20th annual World Congress on Environment Management & Climate Change.

Mr. Rakesh Khanna, MD & CEO, Orient Electric Limited, expressed his delight on receiving the award, “As a truly responsible, value-based organisation, we are committed at the highest levels to providing a safe and healthy work environment. We have a robust Occupational Health and Safety Management System in place at Faridabad plant as well as at our other manufacturing plants based out of Noida, Kolkata and Guwahati. Our approach to occulational health and safety is one of continuous improvement and this recognition is a testimony to the same. It inspires us to continue to keep on improving and strengthening our OHS management policies and processes.”

“Be it the identification, assessment and control of occupational hazards, compliance with legislative OHS requirements, safety training of employees or the periodic safety audits, we have streamlined all processes to minimize potential work-related hazards and which also minimize the risk of damage to the assets and equipment.”

Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India in 1991, have today become a hallmark of excellence, both locally and globally. This edition of Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Awards has been judged by an eminent jury panel under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.