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Emaar MGF holds Safety Week celebrations at project sites


Real estate developer Emaar MGF on Thursday commemorated the 45th National Safety Day and Week by organising a Safety Week at its project sites in Gurgaon and Mohali.

According to a press release, the company, in collaboration with its site contractors, organised multitude of activities during the week-long celebration from March 4 to March10 to emphasise on the importance of safety among its site workers and to encourage them to comply with health, safety and environment (HSE) norms.

The campaign was founded by National Safety Council (NSC), a self-governing and non-profit body, in 1972. This year, the theme was, “Strengthen Safety Movement to Achieve Zero Harm”.

The safety week saw active participation from construction workers.  All site employees of Emaar MGF, contractors and workers took the Safety Pledge on the opening day of Safety Week to reiterate commitment towards safe practices at work. Prizes were conferred on best health, safety and environment (HSE) performers and winners of the safety awareness quiz, and the most safety-conscious site labourers and workers were identified and rewarded.

Md Afaque Alam, Manager-HSE, Emaar MGF Land Limited, said, “At Emaar MGF, we have always laid great emphasis to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our work-force, while providing finest quality standards to our customers.  Initiatives like Safety Week / Day offer us an added opportunity to promote awareness about safe work practices, and give an impetus to our on-ground implementation of correct safety norms on a daily basis to help minimize adverse incidents. These endeavors have also enabled us to receive the Safety Award from National Safety Council of India.”