…As HSE Department Bags Yet Another Award
Further accolades came the way of Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company as Ikeja Electric was recently recognized for its commitment to the Vision Zero goal during the Lagos State Vision Zero Awards night. The Award night which was the high point of a three day safety conference, brought together leading brands and experts in Occupational Health And Safety Standards.
Ikeja Electric, a registered Corporate member of the Vision Zero Global Campaign which launched in September 2017 at the last World Congress for Safety and Health at Work, Singapore, continues to ingrain the culture of safety across its business with innovative and participatory engagement that has seen the steady reduction of fatalities in its network in recent times.
The award follows the recent launch of PowerPlay Board Game, acknowledged by organizers as the most unique safety initiative in the sector in 2018. The Lagos State Safety Commission , having endorsed the game, urged Ikeja Electric to maintain the high standards of safety already established and encouraged IE to invest in new and engaging ways to spread the safety message. Speaking at the event, Head HSE, Engr Jamiu Badmos, expressed delight at the recognition and noting that IE’s management was committed to an undiluted and resilient drive to institute a positive safety culture, reduce accidents and promote occupational wellbeing.
DG, Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon Hakeem Dickson in his remarks affirmed that Ikeja Electric’s Target Zero objective was in tandem with the Seven Golden rules of Lagos State’s Vision Zero.