Alba wins British safety council award
Manama, April 27, 2014
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading aluminium producer in the Middle East, has won the International Safety Award for 2013 performance from the British Safety Council.
Competing with over 500 organisations spanning all sectors from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the West Indies, Alba won the much coveted honour for its commitment and determination to prevent workplace injuries and maintaining health and well-being of its workforce during 2013.
The award was received by Alba’s chief operations officer, Isa Al Ansari last week at a gala dinner ceremony held in the UK.
Commenting on the award, Isa Al Ansari said:“Employees’ safety and health are at the core of Alba’s values. We also believe that the improvement in safety performance has a direct link on increased employee productivity and morale. Alba considers Ownership of Safety is everyone's responsibility, and in 2013, we made significant strides to transform the safety culture with the launch of our “ZERO Accident Principles.”
Alex Botha, the chief executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Alba on its success. "On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council, we warmly congratulate Alba and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award with merit," stated Botha.
"The success criterion for our International Safety Awards are challenging and rightly reflects the importance of ensuring the risks of injury and ill health in the workplace are properly controlled. Our congratulations," he added.-TradeArabia News Service