Bidco Africa shine at the global safety awards

From Left: Bidco Africa Group Director – Operations, Dr. Thiagarajan Vijayakumar (TVK), is awarded for Bidco’s excellence in maintaining health and safety in its workplace by Indian Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha (right) and Indian Member of Parliament RK Sinha (centre), during the International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM) Security & Safety Excellence Awards 2017, held in New Dehli India last week.

Bidco Africa bagged two International Safety Awards from the International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM), for its commitment to keeping its workers and workplace safe and healthy.

The company scooped the best Fast Moving Consumer Goods Manufacturer (FMCG) category during the 27th annual event held in New Delhi, India during the weekend

Bidco Africa’s Group Director of Operations Dr. Thiagarajan Vijayakumar (TVK), expressed his delight at receiving the award terming it as a powerful affirmation to the firm’s commitment to safety management and, by extension, to sustainable development.

“Bidco Africa has always placed great emphasis on health and safety and we pride ourselves on a solid track record of safe operations,” said Dr. Vijayakumar

“This award clearly demonstrates our commitment to managing Health and Safety in an appropriate and effective manner and the criteria set by IISSM, although challenging, shows the importance of ensuring the risk of injury and ill health in the workplace is properly controlled,” he added

He explained that promoting and maintaining the health and safety of its employees, contractors suppliers, customers and the public, is an essential element of Bidco’s corporate business principles.

The IISSM International Safety Awards celebrates and promote the success of the winning organizations and their employees in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.