JC International, Nigeria’s leading Inspection, Training and Fabric maintenance services provider has recorded zero Lost Time Incident (LTI) in 2018.
In a statement, the company described the achievement as a pointer to its strong commitment towards ensuring a safer work environment for personnel and assets.
Speaking on the milestone, Health, Safety and Environment Manager, JC International, Mr Peter Nkemdirim, commended the employees for working safely in 2018, while urging them to repeat the feat in 2019.
“It is a huge accomplishment for us as employees; and a direct reflection of the value our company places on safety in operational activities”, he said. He further explained that the achievement shown the company’s dedication to its safety objective tagged: Goal Zero.
“We were able to attain zero lost time record in 2018 due to Management’s commitment to a safer work environment for employees and clients through anticipation of risks, accident prevention programmes, compliance to safety laws and regulations as well as its long-standing safety awareness initiatives for staff and other stakeholders.”
Mr Nkemdirim advised other organisations to adopt an inclusive Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) framework to boost employees’ participation and contributions towards attaining a safer workplace. He also urged employees of other organisations to see safety as their core individual responsibilities and desist from taking shortcuts, while pointing out that safety requires total avoidance of shortcuts but needs strict adherence to all safety guidelines.