Talks fail CEB to continue strike casual workers warned

Talks held to resolve concerns raised by Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) unions ended in failure today and the unions announced that they will continue with their strike action.Meanwhile, the Power and Energy Ministry warned that CEB casual workers and those on probation must report to work tomorrow morning or would be considered as having vacated their posts. (Colombo Gazette)

Eurotire OTR tyre facility awarded ISOOHSAS certification

first_imgKnown the world over as a leading manufacturer of off-the-road (OTR) tyres  for the mining industry, Eurotire’s OTR radial tyre facility in Drobeta Turnu Severin has been again awarded multiple Management Systems Certifications through IQNet and CISQ/RINA. Awarded Certifications include BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety Management System, ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System and ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System. Also renewed for the next three years in 2013 was the Rina Simtex ISO 9001:2008 (SR EN ISO 9001:2008), BS OHSAS 18001:2007 (SR OHSAS 18001:2008) and USI 14001:2004 (SR EN ISO 14001:2005).ISO International Standards sets out the requirements of a quality management system. It ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. These standards assist in reducing cost by minimising waste and increasing productivity.OHSAS 18001 certifies and implements an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS). The certification demonstrates a clear commitment on the part of Eurotire to the safety of their workers. These certifications enable Eurotire to have knowledge and control over all relevant hazards resulting from normal operations and unusual situations. This certification assists Eurotire in managing best health and safety risks, continually improve worker protection, and create a corporate culture that values worker safety as much as production and profit.“We place the safety of our employees as our highest priority. These certifications demonstrate our commitment to the protection of our staff, our property and our plant.” stated Shimon Laber, Eurotire President. “It is key to improving the company’s safety culture while it increases our reputation for health and safety.”last_img read more