he Safety Department of M/s. Godrej & Boyce was set up on 12 April, 1990.
The Department celebrated its 15th anniversary on 12 April, 2005, at Plant
12, Conference Room.
P.D. Lam, Executive Director and President, Anil G. Verma, Executive Vice
President, Personnel and Administration, Personnel Council members and
Safety Council members attended the celebration.
The main objective of the celebration was to promote awareness of safety
in the organisation, and to support and strengthen efforts in the safety
field. Ramesh A. Bagi, Corporate Senior Manager — Safety, Health and
Environment, briefed the gathering on accident statistics in the last 15 years. There was a 40 per cent reduction in the accident
rate compared to the previous year. Bagi also outlined the various
activities planned during the Safety Week Celebration.
From right: Anil Verma cuts the
while P.D. Lam and Ramesh A. Bagi look on.
Lam congratulated the team of safety professionals for their
achievements in the field of safety, but added that the rate of
accidents needs to be brought down even further.
Verma, in his speech, appreciated the efforts made by the safety team.
"All Safety Officers are highly self-motivated and demonstrate their
enthusiasm year after year," he said.
The anniversary cake was cut by Lam and Verma. Hemant Sheth, Associate
Manager (Safety), proposed the vote of thanks.