Vivo Energy Ghana marks Safety Day
Vivo Energy demonstrates how being competent and prepared results in a safer workplace. Annual Safety Day events take place across the VivoEnergy Group, under the theme ‘Learning to be Safer’Accra, Ghana, 24th October 2022: Vivo Energy, the pan-African retailer andmarketer of Shell and Engen-branded fuels and lubricants, has held its annualSafety Day across the whole company, reinforcing the importance of Health, Safety,Security, Environment & Quality (HSSEQ) at Vivo Energy.Safety Day is an opportunity for all employees and contractors at Vivo Energy torefocus on the importance of HSSEQ.
This year’s Safety Day theme is Learning to be Safer and focuses on how acombination of commitment and competency in safety helps create empowerment,allowing us to strengthen our safety culture even further. As part of Safety Day, weinvited colleagues, contractors and partners to share examples of how they areLearning to be Safer, to encourage replication of best practice.
Commenting on Safety Day, Grant Bairstow, Head of HSSEQ for the Vivo EnergyGroup said: “Safety is integral to our business and Vivo Energy’s long-term successin Africa. We must all continue to learn to be safer and close any HSSEQcompetence gaps. We can never be fully safe, and by encouraging a positive andlearning approach will ensure we never become complacent about safety.”In addition to employees sharing examples of how they are Learning to be Safer,each market has developed a programme of activities to remind their employees tofocus on HSSEQ, culminating in physical and virtual events this week.Re enforcing our Safety commitment, Mr. Kader Maiga, Managing Director, VivoEnergy Ghana added: “Our ultimate ambition is to achieve a world-class safetyculture, where HSSEQ is fully integrated into the ways of working for all parties atVivo Energy. Whilst safety is embedded across the company, our annual Safety Dayprovides a moment for all our teams to ensure we are doing everything we can toachieve our aim of ‘Goal Zero’ – no harm to people and minimising our impact onthe environment.
To this end, Vivo Energy Ghana, together with our contractorshave worked for 4291 Days without any impact to People and environment as atEnd September 2022” Vivo Energy continues to work hard to achieve its HSSEQ goals in order to makecontinued progress towards its vision of becoming Africa’s most respected energybusiness.