Pilkington: Safety accolades for Chile

The Group's subsidiary in Chile, Vidrios Lirquén has scooped two national safety awards.The Chilean Safety Association, which covers more than 30,000 affiliated companies, has presented one each of its annual individual and group awards to the Pilkington plant.

The individual award for effectiveness and leadership, presented to five company executives from among the affiliated companies each year, has gone to HR manager Juan Carlos Correa.And one of the five group awards for success in creating safer working conditions was presented to the Lirquén plant safety committee.

Both awards received extensive national coverage on television and in the press.

"We are very proud to have received these two awards," said Juan Carlos. "It underlines how important safety is in the Group. Much of what we do is required by law but these awards recognise that at Vidrios Lirquén, we go much further to make safety an integral part of our plant culture."

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