By Hamid Butt
Karachi. September 5, 2018: Dawlance – Pakistan’s no.1 home appliances brand, bagged the prestigious OHSAS 14001:2015 certification for occupational health and safety, which was presented to the organization by SGS – a multinational company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland which is known for providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, and has also featured on Forbes Global 2000 thrice; in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.
Dawlance CEO Mr. Salih Arslantas was certified with the Environmental Management System 14001:2015 Award from the Managing Director of SGS Pakistan – Mr. Abdul Razzak Lakhani, during a ceremony held at Dawlance head office.
OHSAS 14001:2015 is an internationally applied British standard for occupational health and safety management systems, which aims to assist organizations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance, thus being a widely recognized certification globally.
Speaking at the awards announcement, Dawlance Head of Human Resource, Muhammad Ahmad Khan said, “As an organization and being Pakistan’s one of the most loved home appliance brand, we are very conscious of developing our business in a safe and sustainable manner.”
“This award is a reflection of our commitment to excellence in everything we do and are directly aligned to our values of creating a difference and caring. This has been mainly possible due to the hard work and dedication of all of our people who make both health, safety and sustainability key priorities, while the international recognition is a great achievement and is another step forward, this time upgrading on the European standards,” he added while being thankful to SCG to have received the accreditation.
Celebrations took place across the Dawlance team, while sweets were distributed to the staff on behalf of the higher management along with a ‘thank you’ note which was to value the hard work and all-out efforts put in from various departments including Production Technologies, H&S, Engineering, Supply Chain, Admin & IR, Purchase, Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) and other leading departments.