The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Dr Graham Hefer, says that the organisation’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment has rubbed off positively on staff and visitors to the company.
He said this at an event to commemorate the company’s HSE Week with the theme: “My HSE Culture: Be aware, be safe.”
The event held at the company’s headquarters in Ovia South West LGA, Edo State.
Hefer disclosed that Okomu Oil has integrated HSE into its core business.
Hefer said, “Our ambition is to be recognised as benchmark for HSE in the agricultural sector in Nigeria by employing various methods of safeguarding our employees and protecting the environment.
“However, to achieve this ambition, we have taken steps to ensure that HSE is an integral part of our processes and guides our everyday actions.
“The most crucial aspect of our operations that may affect the natural environment is wastes and chemical wastes.
“So, we make sure that our procedures for handling of chemicals spill response and waste management are the most successful practices for protecting the environment.”
Safetyrecorng, John Ogunsemore