The local unit of the National Fertilisers Ltd has won the Punjab State Safety Award 2013, instituted by the Department of Labour, Punjab.
SC Singla, chief general manager, along with others received the award from Chunni Lal Bhagat, state labour minister, at a function held at CII, Chandigarh, on Tuesday.
Earlier, NFL Bathinda unit won 'Prashansa Patras' from the National Safety Council of India in manufacturing as well as construction sectors for 2012.
TheuUnit has won the award in recognition of the largest reduction in 'accident frequency rate' in the chemical industry. The unit has achieved over 5 lakh accident-free hours under the chemical industry category in Punjab.
Singla said, "This is the second award won by the unit in a row in three months. Having ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 certification, the unit has always been committed to safety standards and measures in day-to-day operations."