Thoothukudi, Jan 03 2018: Vedanta Limited – Sterlite Copper is honoured with the most prestigious “Sword of Honour Award 2017” from British Safety Council, UK. The “Sword of Honour Award 2017” is conferred to the best of best companies that demonstrated benchmark health and safety practices globally and subject to qualifying for a “Five Star Rating” in the preliminary evaluation.
The audit process involves an in-depth examination of an organization’s entire health and safety management system(s) and associated arrangements, focusing on the key aspects of their approach to managing occupational health and safety in the workplace and for continual improvement towards best practice status. During this assessment Sterlite Copper had been assessed on the 62 benchmarked elements on a 5000 point scale of British Safety Council health & safety audit specifications of 2016 and the detailed audit lasted for 5 days encompassing in-depth review of occupational health and safety systems followed by onsite field compliance visits and interaction with senior management. The unit that scores 92% and above only be qualified for “Five Star Rating”. This recognition has been an incredible achievement which substantiates the commitment towards Safety & Health Management System and driving the workforce towards excellence in Health and Safety performance. The assessment process is a rigorous evaluation exercise by independent adjudication panel consisting of renowned global health and safety professionals.
From the Five Star Rated companies, globally 57 companies were shortlisted and conferred with “Sword of Honour Award 2017”, out of which 13 companies are from India including Sterlite Copper. British Safety Council’s Sword of Honour award is the pinnacle of recognition for Safety performance and systems globally. The British Safety Council is a UK government-regulated body that works with businesses to improve their Health, Safety and Environmental management performance.
Photo Cut Line: Mr. P Divakaran, Associate Vice President. Sterlite Copper receive the most prestigious “Sword of Honour Award 2017”
Vedanta Limited (Vedanta Ltd) is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves exploring and processing minerals and oil & gas. The Company produces oil & gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power and has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Australia, Liberia and Sri Lanka.
Vedanta Ltd is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Sustainable Development is at the core of Vedanta’s strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. Vedanta Ltd is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India, and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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