Nigerian Breweries Plc, Kakuri plant has strictly adhered to providing sound, safe and conducive environment for smooth operation, and little wonder this led to celebrating 1002 days of accident free within and outside the plant of the NB premises.
The Nigerian Breweries, on Friday, 29th November, 2019 disclosed to newsmen in Kaduna of its 1002 days of itch free operation, as no accident was recorded.
While speaking to Arewa Online Publishers’ Association, AOPA, the Brewery Manager, Abbey Ajayi disclosed that the last accident occurred on 2nd March, 2017 after the company had already marked 2360 days of accident free.
” We do a lot of things to ensure that our environment is safe for everybody to work. Safety of our workers is our priority, and that has reflected in our productivity.
” We always encouraged behavioural base safety”, Ajayi explained.
While urging that NB staff remain and maintain the safety spirit, the Brewery Manager asserted that it has been observed that people behaving in unsafe manner are usually not the victim but, those closer are always the victims.
The head of Brewery operation for Nigeria, Bolu Obawole said, marking of 1002 days of accident free was a confirmation of what the Kakuri Breweries is known for.
” It was on record that Kakuri Breweries had earlier celebrated 2360 days without accident, and we are hoping to move beyond that.
” We have the facility and manpower to ensure that our workplace is completely safe. As we all know that safety for one is safety for all”, he said.
A staff of NB Plc, Uduak Edem who was the safety star for the month of October 2019, lauded the safety guidelines of the company.
” Nigerian Breweries, Kakuri always emphasized the need for safety of its staff. The priority of the company is safety and that has always been the watchword of NB”, he said.
Edem who was the safety star for the month of July 2019 said, the safety standard is encouraging, as he was optimistic of winning more safety star price.
In his remarks, the general coordinator of Arewa Online publishers Association, AOPA, Chief Dominic Eze Uzu, and other members were invited to grace the occasion, where he acknowledged the safety guidelines of the Nigerian Breweries.
” From what we have seen today, we need to appreciate the fact that NB Plc has given its workers sense of belonging.
” If Nigerian Breweries continue in this direction of catering for its staff, we the Arewa Online Publishers’ Association would have no option than to honour you with an award, as we are ready to partner with NB Plc”, he said.