Sika Asia Pacific, 38 plants in 13 countries, Asia/Pacific Safety awareness weeks were held at 38 production sites in the region Asia/Pacific to improve overall safety awareness of employees and contractors in order to reduce industrial accidents and incidents. For each country, Sika established a safety schedule, an activity list and a local steering committee. Occupational accidents and days lost decreased by 60%.
Safety Awareness Week
On 38 location within the region Asia/Pacific, Sike was organizing safety awareness weeks in order to improve overall safety awareness of employees and contractors. Safety awareness weeks are organised on a yearly basis, they follow a safety schedule and an activity list. Local steering committee members in each country make sure that the program is implementes as scheduled across the region. Best demonstrated practice examples are shared on regional level.
There have been significant improvements of safety performance. The number of occupational accidents fell by 60% in the first 2 years. A comprehensive and flexible communications campaign helps local organisations to develop tailored activities for their safety requirements.