Piramal Enterprises achieved the British safety Council (BSC) Five-Star Safety award for the Digwal pharma solution's site, near Hyderabad. This award recognizes the company's adherence to world class safety and compliance with the best industry practices worldwide.
Commenting on the appreciation Mr. Vijay Shah, Executive Director And COO Piramal Enterprises said, "At Piramal, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) is embedded in our very philosophy of business. The Digwal site underwent a stringent 4 day audit from 12th to 16th August, 2013 led by a delegate from British Safety Council (BSC), UK. I'm happy to note that the audit results declared in the month of September, 2013 scored Digwal site at a commendable 94.58%. The five star award of BSC, is highly reputed and is awarded in recognition of world class safety practices."
The British Safety Council audit is an internationally recognized system, used by leading organizations worldwide to benchmark their health, safety and environment (HSE) management systems against the best practices. The 5-star audit concentrates on five sections, safety organization, management control system organization, management control system, fire control systems, measurement and control systems and workplace implementation.
Mr Shah added, "We are the only Indian Pharma company this year to have received this prestigious award. This indeed is noteworthy." Piramal's high score credits the site with a 5-star rating which is a world-class benchmark standard. Among many other areas of strength in Piramal's safety management system.