Karachi, October 18, 2017: Continuing its winning streak, K-Electric won the Fire & Safety Award 2017 for the sixth consecutive year. The award ceremony was organized by National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH) & Fire Protection Association of Pakistan (FPAP) last evening at a local hotel. Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Minister of Transport & Mass Transit, Government of Sindh was the chief guest.
The award recognizes KE’s commitment for adopting and implementing a robust Fire Safety Management System throughout its network. The power utility conducts regular safety trainings for its employees and during FY 2016 over 63,000 hours were focused on training in areas including basic safety, environmental awareness, quality management system, first aid, firefighting and protocols for the peak season of summer. Additionally, KE’s team conducted numerous sessions about fire prevention and safety practices at the Federal Civil Defence Training School, Karachi.
According to KE spokesperson, “Safety is our top priority at KE and we ensure that our people, community and the environment we operate in is cared for in each and every one of our actions. The award is yet another acknowledgement of the company’s commitment towards promoting a safety-first culture in line with the global best practices.”
KE is compliant with the highest world class safety standards and has a robust safety management system in place.