ACC Limited, the cement and building materials company of Adani Cement has won the National Award for Safety Excellence (FY2021-22) at the 10th Global Safety Summit (GSS) in the Large Enterprise-Cement Manufacturing sector.
The company has been recognised for its extraordinary achievements, like clocking 141 million fatality-free manhours through the robust implementation of leading measures like Boots on the Ground, Critical Control Management, and War on Waste processes in its operations and projects.
The award, instituted by the Fire and Safety Forum and United Nations Global Compact Network India (SDGS Outreach Partner), was presented by Shri Ratnesh, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network India on 23 December 2022 at Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi.
Mr. Ajay Kapur, CEO, Cement Business, said, “This indeed is a proud moment for us, as this tremendous achievement is a testimony to our shared belief that ‘every day, everyone should come back home safe and healthy’. Safety is a core value for us, and we have been practising the highest level of controls to ensure the safety of all our employees and the community at large.”
GSS is India’s First International Certification and Assessment Body, developing the certification guidelines as per the American National Standard Institute, United States of America. The main objective of GSS is to recognize industries and industry professionals for their excellent contributions in various verticals of environmental health and safety and corporate social responsibility.
GSS has set up an assessment committee in the Quality, Safety, Green, and CSR verticals. Industrial collaboration from various sectors, including almost 32 categories like Oil and Gas, Steel, Powerplants, Chemicals, etc., analyses and motivates the industries for best practices to achieve the benchmarks in the industrial ecosystem.