Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO) has won the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards in 2008.
Pakistan State Oil the market leader among Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in Pakistan has once again proved its commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others associated with its business by winning, the RoSPA Gold Award 2008. PSO is the first Oil Marketing Company in Pakistan that has achieved this recognition.
David Rawlins, RoSPA Awards Manager, said: “Pakistan State Oil Company Limited has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others. We hope other businesses and organizations will follow its lead and strive for continuous improvement in health and safety management.”
The RoSPA awards are not just about reducing the number of accidents and cases of ill-health at work; they help to ensure that organizations have good health and safety management system in place. Entering the awards scheme reinforces the message that good health and safety is good business and clearly demonstrates an organization’s dedication to the achievement of high levels of performance in this crucial area.
The RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2008 are sponsored by NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), the leading health and safety professional examining body.
Muhammad Abdul Aleem, Managing Director, PSO said: “This Award is an endorsement of the fact that effective health and safety practices are in place at PSO. Being the largest oil marketing company in the country, we are committed to ensure safe and secure working conditions for our employees, contractors and general public. It is a matter of great pride for PSO and Pakistan to have achieved such a distinction”