Engro Fertilizers’ Daharki manufacturing site achieves excellence in all results (Level-4) from DuPont in Safety Management Systems

Islamabad, October 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): Engro Fertilizers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Engro Corporation has achieved Level 4 on a scale of 5 in Safety Management Systems by DuPont. This makes Engro Fertilizers manufacturing site located at Daharki, Sindh, the first fertilizer complex in DuPont HSE aligned companies to achieve Level 4 rating.

Continuing with its commitment of providing a safe working environment for the employees since Exxon time frame (1968-1991), Engro decided to align its Safety Management Systems with DuPont in 2003 for achieving world class safety performance.

The journey started in 2003 with an initial assessment followed by safety systems revamps and series of evaluations and audits by DuPont Safety Resources after every 03 years, till Engro Fertilizers achieved Excellence in Safety Systems (Level 4) in 2013.

DuPont’s consulting approach is to transform DuPont’s 210 years of know-how and best practices into positive and permanent change for clients around the world. DuPont uses a simple, yet powerful, five step change management methodology to deliver transformation around workplace safety, process safety and operational effectiveness – areas that are essential to business success today.

This achievement by the Company marks a milestone and speaks volumes about Engro’s resolve towards excellence in safety. Speaking at the occasion, Ruhail Muhammad – CEO, Engro Fertilizers said, “For Engro Fertilizers, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) means not just protecting our employees from any hazards, but also taking all the requisite measures to protect all our stakeholders from potential hazards. We effectively control HSE risks that could arise at the workplace by maintaining hardware and safety interlocks, educating and training our employees and surrounding communities on how to deal with potential risks”.

Engro Fertilizers is a dynamic company and has received various HSE accolades for the ongoing commitment to eliminate or minimize risks to employees and others. It has been accredited and awarded by international bodies like ISO, National Safety council, British Safety Council, WWF, National Productivity Organization Pakistan and DuPont Safety and sustainability solutions.

For more information, contact:
Engro Fertilizers Limited
7th and 8th Floor, Harbour Front Building,
Marine Drive, Block 4, Clifton
Karachi, Pakistan
PABX: +9221 111 211 211
Fax: +9221 3581 0669

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