Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) was awarded the globally accredited Golden Peacock Award for its excellence in Occupational Health and Safety (GPOHSA) in the automotive sector.
The award recognizes TKM's hard work and commitment towards improving health and safety at work which plays a crucial role for the employees.
The award, considered as benchmark in setting standards in occupational health and safety, underlines the company's endeavor to achieve overall excellence. Prior to this, TKM has also won the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award in the year 2010 for best practices in Environment Management.
Expressing his delight on the award, Raju B Ketkale, the SVP Manufacturing Toyota Kirloskar Motor said "This achievement comes as an inspiration for us, to keep on improving our processes and aim at delivering the best across the supply chain when it comes to safety."
"The win along with the feedback received from participation has highlighted our commitment towards setting higher standards in safety, health and environment. The recognition of being safety leaders in the industry is a result of Toyota becoming the first auto manufacturer in India to standardize airbags across all models."
"Winning this award has further demonstrated that our safety practices is integrated both in our workplace as well as our products. We acknowledge the dedicated efforts of each and every team member."
"Such appreciation and recognition further motivates us to incorporate Toyota's global standards of Quality, Durability and Reliability — QDR in everything we do" he added.
Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) is a set of prestigious national and global awards designed to improve productivity and quality in organizations. It aims to promote business excellence by providing a Framework or Criteria for assessment that is based on similar principles as other awards throughout the world.