4:42 pm - Wednesday January 18, 8237

Robi kicks off Safety Week 2014

Robi Axiata Limited, the second largest mobile phone operator in terms of revenue, inaugurated the first Robi Safety Week- 2014, with the theme “You are responsible for your safety.”

To kick off the week, a Fire Safety seminar, in association with the Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defense, was organized at the Robi Corporate office, Gulshan. More than 100 employees, including contractual employees, and fleet team members participated in the program and asked questions.

ROBI-logoRobi Safety week-2014 was inaugurated by Mr. Supun Weerasinghe, Managing Director & CEO. Other senior management team members, including Robi Chief Human Resource Officer, Mr. Matiul Islam Nowshad, and , Vice President, Facilities & Services, Mr. Abdullah Al-Mamun were present and also spoke during the inauguration event.

Speaking in the opening session, the CEO said, “At Robi, Occupational Health & Safety is our foremost priority. This year our efforts will be focused on creating awareness about being safe in whatever we do at our workplace and our home as well.”

Throughout this week Robi Safety department will be organizing various activities, including daily safety seminars on different safety topics, daily safety quiz on the day’s topic, and also regional health and safety seminars across all Robi offices and sites across Bangladesh.

At Robi, Health and Safety is priority number one. The focus of this Robi Health & Safety Week is to create awareness that safety rules/practices should be followed by everyone at work and at home. All stakeholders of Robi, such as employees, customers and venders will be made aware of safety behaviors and practices that need to be followed at all times.

Robi Safety week opening session was conducted by Main Uddin Ahmed, GM, Safety.