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OH&S Campaign of Holcim (Russia) was recognized the best social project in Russia

April 01, 2014

OH&S Campaign of Holcim (Russia) has been recognized as one of the best in the category "Corporate projects" in the frames of the annual national Programme "The Best Russian social projects".

The Programme is held with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Agency of Strategic Initiatives, WWF, FSC, and is aimed at strengthening social policy based on partnership between the state, society and business. The main objectives of the Programme are to draw public attention to the importance of social issues, to share experience and best practices by means of publication of the final catalogue with the best projects. This year more than 100 initiatives and projects were sent to the board of the Programme and more than 70 of them were included into the final catalogue.

The expert committee of the Programme pleaded OH&S Campaign one of the best social projects in Russia in 2013 and it was included into the final catalogue. This Campaign was launched at Holcim in Volsk and Kolomna in 2010 and is on-going at the moment, it includes various aspects, forms and activities such as: children's thematic holidays, industrial tourism programme, full length figures of employees wearing PPE, information posters and videos, OH&S digital display. All these areas are focused upon one objective – to involve not only as many employees as possible, but also suppliers, contractors and visitors, remind them of the importance of compliance with OH&S rules and industrial safety.

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