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Alba wins five major international safety awards

MANAMA, February 16, 2020

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, announced that it has been recognised with five major international safety awards by the National Safety Council of US.

Alba won the 2020 Safety Leadership Award, 2020 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award, 2020 Significant Improvement Award, Perfect Record Award and the Milestone Award from the National Safety Council – US, said a statement from the company.

The company will be presented with these awards at the 2020 National Safety Council Congress and Expo Indianapolis US in October, it said.
 
Alba’s chief executive officer Ali Al Baqali said: “Starting 2020 strong with winning five major international safety awards from the National Safety Council is one of our best achievements till date.”

The five awards recognise Alba in various areas of safety: Safety Leadership Award for achieving a ‘perfect record’ of zero fatalities over the last six consecutive years; Significant Improvement Award for reducing the number of Lost Time Injury (LTI) from 3 in 2018 to 0 in 2019; Occupational Excellence Achievement Award for reducing the number of all injuries in 2019; Perfect Record Award for completing a period of at least 12 consecutive months without incurring any LTI; and Milestone Award for completing a period of at least 30 days without incurring injuries, it stated.
 
Al Baqali continued: “Winning five safety awards is a vote of confidence in our strong safety culture. We are proud to have achieved these international accolades thanks to the collective efforts of our employees and contractors to work together towards a zero- injury environment.”

“Through our strong commitment to ‘Think Safety First & Always’, we aim to soar higher and continue setting new benchmarks in safety,” he added.

In 2019, Alba achieved zero lost time injuries (LTIs) to top more than 15 million working-hours without LTI for the first time since its commercial operations in 1971, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service




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