HCCB’s Dasna factory wins the International RoSPA Health & Safety Awards
Dasna, August 21, 2019:Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd (HCCB) – one amongst India’s top FMCG companies – has won the prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) award, for its health and safety practices at located at Masuri-Gulawati Industrial Area in Hapur district. It was awarded in 4 out of 5 categories, relating to health and safety.
RoSPA is a British charity organisation that aims for promotion of safety and prevention of accidents in project execution worldwide. Based on a well-defined framework covering the key occupational parameters of health and safety, the award included a rigorous assessment process by a team of safety professionals.
HCCB’s Dasna factory won the RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety management in recognition of its impressive safety performance, practices, behavioural norms and track records that led to a significant reduction in overall accidents inside the work premises over the years. The Dasna factory was also acknowledged with the Silver Fleet Safety Award for implementing robust Driver Management and Dedicated Vehicle Compliance Systems aimed at eliminating road fatality incidents. The other two awards that the factory won are ‘The Initiative of the Year 2018 on My Health Index’ for implementing a system that maps its employees as per their Body Mass index (BMI) encouraging them to improve their health parameters and the ‘Safe@Work and Safe@Home’ Trophy for the successful launch of several innovative practices and awareness campaigns for the safety of its employees during their transit from home to factory and back home outside the work premise.
Reflecting on the significance of the award, Dinesh Jadhav, Executive Director, Supply Chain, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, said, “When it comes to standards of health and safety practices, we have consistently given ourselves goals that are often tougher than the prevailing industry norms. These awards will propel us to further raise the bar for health and safety practices, across HCCB. My congratulations to the entire team at the Dasna factory and the larger HCCB family for winning this award!”
HCCB’s Dasna factory commenced operations in 1999. Since inception, various state-of-the-art technologies have been deployed at the factory for manufacturing operations. The manufacturing facility has also been leading the way with pioneering initiatives focused on community well-being and health and safety of employees.
HCCB is one of India’s largest FMCG companies. It manufactures, packages and sells, some of India’s most loved beverages – Minute Maid, Maaza, SmartWater, Kinley, Thums Up, Sprite, Coca-Cola, Limca, Fanta, Georgia and several others. A network of 3,900 distributors, 250,000 farmers, 7,000 suppliers and over 2.5 million retail outlets, makes HCCB, an ecosystem of significant scale. It operates in 25 states in 477 districts. Through its 18 factories, HCCB manufactures and sells more than 60 different products in 9 different categories.