Lafarge Africa emphasises safer working conditions

08 July 2016

Lafarge Africa Plc has pledged further commitment to ensuring safer environment in its business operations and has inaugurated a logistics academy at its Ewekoro cement plant in Ogun State.The academy to train and upgrade  drivers’ skills, transport firms’ owners, employees and other stakeholder groups in the logistics process of its cement business, is situated across four locations in three regions of the country where the firm operates.

MD, Lafarge Africa, Michel Puchercos, said the academy is in line with the company’s vision to build a stronger Nigeria safely, ethically and sustainably through innovative construction solutions.

“One way to achieve this is through delivering our products safely across the country. We commit to operational excellence, enhanced quality of logistics services, strong road transport safety management, and attaining our overall safety objective of Clean, Green, Zero Harm environment,” he stressed.

The success of the initiative, as well as the wish to continue improving its safety records, culminated in the launch of the more inclusive Lafarge Africa Logistics Academy.

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