Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA achieves top global safety performance rating

by Tania Wannenburg

Saint-Gobain Gyproc awarded for safety performance It’s a proven fact, safety matters to leading interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain Gyproc South Africa. In 2013, the company achieved an impressive Zero TF1 and TF2 safety rating and as a result has been nominated to receive two “best safety” awards from their global head, Saint-Gobain worldwide.

Gyproc SA attributes its success in terms of safety in the workplace to their dedicated employees who put safety into practice through their ongoing support of the corporate commitment to the fact that safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Gyproc SA has been awarded “The best safety performance for a large business” award and “The best safety improvement for a large business” award. The company has shown a major improvement in their safety rating, to an impressive “zero” incidents reported in 2013.  

“Workplace safety is a full-time priority for the business, which has set zero work related accidents and illnesses into our long-term objectives,” explains Francois Nel, General Manager: Operations at Saint-Gobain Gyproc.

“Our approach puts safety firmly at the centre of our corporate culture, and ensures it is a value proposition that is supported by all employees at all levels of management,” added Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager: Marketing at Saint-Gobain Gyproc.

Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA endeavor to remain focused in 2014 and retain their zero rating through continued awareness and commitment to safety practices across the company.


Pictured with the global safety rating awards from left to right;
Jim Drake – SHEAR Director for Gypsum Activity Worldwide
Francois Nel – General Manager: Operations Gyproc SA
Claude-Alain Tardy – Director for the Gypsum Activity Worldwide

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