KARACHI, Jan. 19: Karachi Electric Supply Company announced 2nd Annual Safety Leaders award on Thursday to acknowledge departments which outperform others in achieving safe working conditions for employees and workplace. The award is in line with the company policy to promote a safe culture and move towards its vision of "zero fatalities".
KESC CEO Mr. Tabish Gauhar distributed awards among the winning departments and sections in a ceremony at the utility's head offices organized by Mr.
Amir Zafar, Director Corporate HSEQ. Mr. Irshad Ali, Director Power Generation, received Safety Leader Trophy on behalf of Bin Qasim Power Station, while Mr. Abdus Sami, DCOO received Safety Leaders Award for Distribution Region IV. Mr. Ejaz Rasheed, General Manager Transmission Network (Grids); Ajmal Pervaiz, Director Inventory Management; Abu Kasim Nayeem, General Manager Transformer Workshop; and Tariq Khan, General Manager Works and Real Estate, received awards on behalf of their departments which were adjudged Safety Leaders.
The annual awards are an important step taken by the KESC management to improve safety and well being of its employees and public on a top priority basis. Departments are encouraged to adopt various proactive safety initiatives which have a significant effect on their safety performance.
Besides sustained trainings, routine system checks and audits, safety competition amongst departments is carried out on an annual basis and "Safety Leader Trophy" awarded to the rightful leader in recognition of their sustained safety performance. The award system promotes a healthy competition amongst various departments including power plants, grids stations, distribution regions and business units which follow maximum safety precautions and environment protection measures for creating an accident free atmosphere in the company