West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) was recognized by the Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) for attaining an all-time high record of 20 Million Man Hour No Loss Time Accident (MHNLTA) in all of its facilities and offices.
The outstanding safety achievement is a testimony to Maynilad’s uncompromising commitment to strict health, safety, and environment standards and practices.
SOPI presented an Award of Excellence to Maynilad during the 10th Gawad KKK (Kaligtasan. Kalusugan. Kapaligiran) ceremony held recently in Diliman, Quezon City. The award recognizes SOPI member-institutions that provide and maintain a safe and healthy workplace that either result to Zero Lost Time Accident Record or a significant drop in accidents and injuries.
Maynilad is the only SOPI member-organization that has posted 20 million man-hours without any incident or Loss Time Injury (LTI).
“Maintaining a safe workplace is important to us, and this commendation from SOPI validates the success of our efforts to imbed a culture of safety in Maynilad,” said Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez.
Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the agent and contractor of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.
IN PHOTO: Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez (right) and Safety head Engr. Conrado P. Soriano (center) receive the 20 Million MHNLTA trophy from Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) chairman Engr. Alberto H. Suansing.