Komatsu Cummins Group receives 87 awards from National Security Council

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Press Release by Komatsu Cummins

The National Security Council (CNS), an organization that since 1953 has the goal of promoting and creating a preventive safety culture in all productive areas of the country, highlighted the Komatsu Cummins Chile Group with 87 recognitions for its work in this area.

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"In particular, the distinctions correspond to prizes to achieve over one million hours per man without accidents in different operations and operations in Santiago and regions, where the 2 million in the Pelambres job stand out and the 4 million in the administrative operations of Komatsu Chile. "

Darko Louit, CEO of Komatsu Cummins and guest of the ceremony, highlighted the importance of the safety and commitment of the Komatsu Cummins Group in this matter.

"In our experience, we have local leaders, who are the ones that define the tone of the preventive culture in the different operations, they are responsible for visiting the workplace in a systematic and frequent way, giving positive feedback to the collaborators and they are in charge of leading the investigation of the incidents that occur, in order to capture a learning that can be shared with the Company ," he said.

For his part, Erick Kaempfer Safety, Health and Environment Manager of the Komatsu Cummins Group, indicated that "safety is a permanent commitment in our company. Many of the areas in which we work, such as mining, forestry, construction , automotive, among others, involve high risk activities and it is our obligation to ensure care within the professional environment and these CNS recognitions are a concrete sample of what has been done.

Currently the company works under a single preventive model for the whole group, where the best practices and standards are established in the sectors where it has presence, aligned with a Culture of Zero Harm (Cero Daño).

This press release was published in English using an automated translation system