Construction of Aboitiz, in line with its unwavering commitment to prioritizing workplace safety and promoting it among its team members and stakeholders, is proud to announce a significant achievement. Until June 2023, the company has successfully achieved 10 million safe man-hours without lost-time injuries in its maintenance works. This HPAL Nickel Corporation of Claver, Surigao del Norte.
For nearly a decade, from 2012 to the second half of 2023, the maintenance project team of Aboitiz Construction achieved this remarkable milestone by consistently implementing strong occupational health and safety programs and maintaining open communication with the company’s partners.
Alex Garciano, Vice President for Operations Maintenance at Aboitiz Construction, expressed pride in the team’s accomplishments, highlighting the company’s dedication to executing projects with operational excellence while prioritizing the safety and well-being of its people. He emphasized that ensuring the safety of their team members and ensuring that they return home safely to their families after work remains the most important objective of Aboitiz Construction.
In pursuit of safety, the project site conducts regular safety awareness training, emergency preparedness and response drills, site inspections and audits, personal protective equipment monitoring, risk assessment, and daily toolbox meetings dedicated to discussing safety matters.
All safety-related efforts are consistent with the company’s compliance with the 45001:2018 standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management System, a testament to Aboitiz Construction’s commitment to maintaining good occupational health and safety performance.
The company’s dedication to safety has earned recognition from THPAL Assistant Manager of the Maintenance Department, Ryan Huervas, who congratulated the Maintenance Team of Aboitiz Construction on their recent safety milestone. He recognized their unwavering commitment to incident prevention and their continued efforts to review and analyze programs that emphasize the importance of safety for all employees. Huervas encouraged the team to continue and strengthen their commitment to deliver safe work practices and actively participate in various awareness and prevention activities.
Aboitiz Construction remains steadfast in its pursuit of safety excellence and will continue to prioritize the well-being of its team members while delivering outstanding results for its projects.
For almost a decade, Aboitiz Construction has been actively involved in the maintenance of an industrial plant located in Claver. During this time, the company provided employment opportunities to nearly 1,000 workers from the local community. The scope of their work consists of preventive maintenance, instrumentation, electrical services, and conditional monitoring, all aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the plant.
The company’s vision is to be the main contractor and client partner in the Philippines, where each member of the group promotes the values of efficiency and safety, contributing to the creation of a better future for the country.
The efforts of Aboitiz Construction in Surigao del Norte belong to a newly introduced business segment called Industrial Maintenance Services. Showing active participation, the company participated in bidding processes and effectively coordinated projects that took care of the maintenance needs of various power plants, cement factories, and mining facilities throughout the country.