By TT News| Apr 19, 2021

Nokian Tyres Wins Award for Exemplary Safety Work

Nokian Heavy Tyres has won the large companies’ category at the Annual Safety Awards presented by the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland. Nokian Tyre’s significant step-up in safety culture was brought up as merit and praised by the jury, who thanked the company for its strong commitment to safety improvements.

The company took a significant leap in safety by bringing accident frequency from 53 in 2016 to zero in 2021. The company emphasised reactive industrial safety work initially and now focuses on proactive industrial protection. The company has put in effort towards safety know-how among the personnel by training them for a minimum of two days on safety.

Commenting about the award and safety, Antti Viitasaari, Safety manager, said, “Our entire company, from senior management to workers, took safety as a top priority. Cooperation within the personnel has been the key cornerstone in our success.” (TT)

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