Izocam takes responsibility for Occupational Health and Safety in work processes and also shares it with the public through Quality and Management commitments. Applying OHSAS 18001 in all its departments and facilities since 2001, Izocam underlines the importance given to Occupational Health and Safety with the trainings it provides for employees. Izocam’s success in preventing work-related accidents is the most tangible evidence of its sensitivity on the subject… Izocam General Manager Nuri Bulut says, “Occupational Health and Safety require a multi-directional and extensive operation. We take the health and safety of our personnel working in heavy duty, as well as office employees seriously.”
Izocam provides all necessary trainings for its personnel to adapt and maintain Occupational Health and Safety awareness at all levels by complying with all legal requirements and conditions in terms of Quality, Environment, Energy and Occupational Health and Safety. Izocam reviews its constant improvement aims and results all the time. It controls the process by taking appropriate scientific and technological precautions to minimize the effects of risky situations and actions.
Izocam underlines the importance given to Occupational Health and Safety in its Quality and Management Systems Policy once again.
Considering Occupational Health and Safety as a part of its corporate culture, Izocam conducts all its operations without any compromise on occupational health and safety. Providing for its employees a safe and healthy environment in consultation with Occupational Health and Safety experts assigned in General Directorate and facilities, Izocam’s entire process is reported by these experts and result oriented actions are taken.
Having started preparations for OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Systems) in the late 90s, Izocam was awarded the certificate after inspections. Becoming the leading firm in terms of Occupational Health and Safety by implementing OHSAS 18001 in all of its facilities, Izocam identifies risks in all its departments and investments in order to evaluate the performance of occupational health and safety, checks them periodically and maintains constant system improvement by taking all the required precautions.
Izocam employees gain awareness through occupational health and safety trainings…
Izocam offers ergonomically healthy for its office employees as well. Occupational Health and Safety Experts mention these subjects in detail during trainings they provide. In trainings, actions required in fire, possible accidents and similar situations are explained in detail with Occupational Health and Safety Approach. In terms of health, extensive information is given ranging from office illnesses, ergonomics, correct sitting posture and adjusting perspective to standing exercises and psychological factors.
Izocam General Manager Nuri Bulut states that new hired or long-serving personnel are given periodic trainings and drills are carried out. He says, “Occupational Health and Safety is a subject high on our agenda for all our personnel from those working in heavy jobs to office employees. Of course, first of all we provide a healthy, safe and comfortable environment for our employees. However we believe the important thing is to warn and raise awareness for our colleagues against possible risks and to take necessary precautions. This is why we have Occupational Health and Safety Experts. We organize periodical drills and trainings. Therefore, we ensure that occupational health and safety is always high on Izocam employees´ agenda. We raise awareness among our office employees through trainings given by our experts, convey the required actions. And likewise, we expect them to apply these precautions and also conduct measurements.”
Izocam is rewarded for its success in preventing work-related accidents…
Izocam aims to meet the needs and demands of its customers within international standards in a timely manner, protect the environment, maintain energy efficiency, comply with all the required legal and other responsibilities in all of its operations without compromising occupational health and safety.
Izocam General Manager states that they had a significant progress in reducing work-related accidents and were rewarded for their achievements. He says, “We reduced TF2 work related accidents at Izocam Stonewool Facility by 63% in 2014, compared to previous year. Facilities within Saint Gobain, which we also belong to, had originally aimed a 10% reduction in TF2 work related accidents; therefore our 63% reduction ratio was a very proud moment for us. This is why we were given the award. Thanks to our improvements to reduce work related accidents throughout 2014, we attracted the most interest among Isover facilities and won the “Best Safety Improver 2014” award. We are doing what is necessary to achieve our objectives this year as well.”
Stating that Occupational Health and Safety is always high on Izocam’s agenda, Bulut says, “We organize biennial events in October to raise awareness among our employees about occupational health and safety. In 2014, we organized a photo competition voted over Facebook. In addition, we emphasized the importance of World Environment and Occupational Health and Safety Day by celebrating it on all our social media accounts. We organize periodical drills and trainings. Therefore, we ensure that occupational health and safety is always high on Izocam employees´ agenda.”
Izocam will continue applying all necessary actions to achieve its new objectives while maintaining Occupational Health and Safety within its priorities.
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Seher Saygin / Essance Istanbul Communication Consultancy / 212 – 282 40 85
Zeynep Yiğit / Essance Istanbul Communication Consultancy / 212 – 282 40 85