Almarai News

Minister of Labor honors winners of Safety Leader 2108

At the ministry’s premises, Riyadh Thursday, Mr. Ahmed Sulaiman Al-Rajhi, Minister of Labor and Social Development “MOLSD”, in the attendance of Dr. Abdullah Nasser Abu Thnain, Deputy Minister for Labor honored the companies that won the Safety Leaders Award 2018.


The Minister handed over the Safety Leader 2018 prizes to the representative of Almarai Company, Yanbu National Petrochemical Company “YANSAB”, Saudi Pepsi Bottling Co., and Zamil Industries. He evaluated the excellence they achieved by these enterprises taking the necessary procedures and arrangements to enhance vocational health and safety.


Engineer Al-Rajhi noted the care of  MOLSD to upgrade vocational health and safety levels and instill its culture to secure a safe workplace for the workers in the private sector. He maintained that this is an important factor in attracting workers to companies. Meanwhile, he stressed that MOLSD continues to develop vocational health and safety programs as a MOLSD program in NTP 2020 and the Saudi Vision 2030.


In his address before the prize ceremony, the Minister mentioned that developing vocational health and safety practices improves the Kingdom’s ranking at work ecosystem by securing the all-deserved workplace environment.


Mr. Fahad Al-Drees, Almarai’s HR Services Manager, said that Almarai’s winning the prize for the second year in a row is an indication of the company’s care for the health and safety of its staff and continuous development of the vocational health and safety domain.