Lorenzo Shipping Corporation was recently awarded by the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) of the Department of Labor and Employment with a Safety Recognition Award.
Lorenzo Shipping Corporation was recently awarded by the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) of the Department of Labor and Employment with a Safety Recognition Award during the Annual Safety Milestone Recognition held at the Traders Hotel, Manila. The award, which is given annually by the BWC to recognize a company"s excellent programs on workplace safety and health, is a result of Lorenzo Shipping"s achievement of a Safety Milestone with a total of 1 million safe working hours with No Lost Time Incident, equivalent to a No Lost Time Accident for a period of one year. To date, Lorenzo Shipping has accumulated more than 1.4 Million safe working hours with No Lost Time Incident. It is the only shipping company that received such an award on this occasion.
George Sebastian, an accredited Safety Practitioner and Group HSES Head, was also awarded with the Safety Recognition Award for his significant contribution and active involvement in the implementation of Lorenzo Shipping"s workplace safety and health programs and activities.
Lorenzo Shipping asserts that the importance of safety in the work place cannot be overemphasized. Safety programs are highly prevalent in its areas of operations where the employees are exposed to sustained risks in their daily tasks not to mention the daily work place risks of its office personnel. To attain a Zero Lost Time Incident, the company adopted several HSES Programs such as an organized Safety and Health Committee, conduct of monthly safety meetings, Tool Box meetings, and providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to staff. All these in turn result into a safer, faster and secure handling of customers" cargoes.
Lorenzo Shipping Corporation was founded and incorporated in 1972. The company's business focus has evolved from that of being a break bulk cargo carrier to a fully containerized cargo liner shipping company. Lorenzo Shipping Corporation is a publicly listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange since 1996 and is an active member of the Philippine Liner Shipping Association. Lorenzo Shipping Corporation is majority-owned by the Magsaysay Transport & Logistics Group.