The plant bagged the first prize in health and safety category among large enterprises
Glenmark Generics’ Pithampur plant near Indore, Madhya Pradesh was recently awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement Awards 2014’ for excellence in Health & Safety by The Federation of Madhya Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MPFCCI). The recognition was presented by Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh at a recently held ceremony in Bhopal.
Glenmark’s Pithampur plant bagged the first prize in Health & Safety category among large enterprises. More than 500 participants including the award winners attended the event.
“We are delighted at receiving the award from a prestigious body like MPFCCI. The recognition is a testament of Glenmark’s unwavering commitment towards Health & Safety. Our Pithampur plant has implemented a comprehensive environmental, health and safety system in compliance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards of excellence.” said Cheryl Pinto, Director Corporate Affairs – Glenmark.
Certified by OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001, Glenmark’s Pithampur plant has implemented best-in-class health and safety infrastructure which includes well equipped occupational health center, fire prevention system, fire detection systems, fire control systems (Fire Extinguishers and fire hydrant system) and emergency evacuation processes in addition to standard operating procedures including work permit system, safety training, safety committee, employee consultation, incident reporting and many more, apart from formulating a robust safety organogram to support health and safety programme at the plant. This state-of-the-art formulations facility manufactures oral solids, semi solids and injectables. It has received approvals from leading regulatory agencies worldwide like the US-FDA and UK MHRA.
EP News Bureau – Mumbai