New Delhi-headquartered JK Tyre & Industries, one of the leading tyre and radial makers today announced that it has earned recognition from the British Safety Council's Occupational Health and Safety Audit for its manufacturing practices.
The company says it has successfully completed a best practice Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council, which it says demonstrates its commitment towards the continual improvement of their health and safety management systems and associated arrangements.
The company's four manufacturing facilities in Chennai, Mysore, Banmore and Laksar received the coveted certification by British Safety Council. The facilities underwent a comprehensive, quantified and robust evaluation of its occupational health and safety policies, processes and practices. The audit process included documentation review, interviews with senior management, employees and other key stakeholders, together with sampling of operational activities.
The audit measured performance against key health and safety management best practice indicators and a detailed review of over 60 component elements. JK Tyre was awarded a five-star rating following the audit.
David Parr, Policy and Technical Services Director at the British Safety Council, said: “The award of a five-star grading following our occupational best practice Health and Safety Audit is an outstanding achievement and is reflective of a proactive organisation which is committed to continual improvement in its health and safety arrangements and managing risks to workers’ health, safety and welfare.”
Rajiv Prasad, president - India Operations, JK Tyre & Industries said, “This achievement is reflective of our unwavering commitment towards maintaining world-class manufacturing standards across all our facilities. The sought-after certification has further encouraged us to continue with our efforts in the direction of safe manufacturing.”