Indonesia, 12 January 2022 - APP Sinar Mas, through one of its mills PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk receives COVID-19 Prevention and Control at Workplace Award, for Platinum Category. The award is handed by the Governor of East Java, Khofifah Indar Parawansa to the Mill Head of Tjiwi Kimia, Albert Susilo.
The awarding also coincides with the start of the National Occupational Safety and Health Commemorative Month. It is an appreciation from the East Java Provincial Government to companies with exemplary practices of health and safety in preventing COVID-19 at the workplace.
Tijiwi Kimia rolls out some initiatives such as developing COVID-19 Task Force in mills, enforcing strict health protocols, accelerating vaccination program for employees and their families, conducting educational programs for stakeholders around mills, etc.
Representing the company, Suhendra Wiriadinata, Director APP Sinar Mas stated, “We welcome this appreciation as a fuel to our continued effort in strengthening our health and safety practices in preventing COVID-19 at the workplace. We are committed to maintaining our occupational safety and health for the welfare of all employees and the sustainability of business operations, as one of the National Vital Objects in supporting the national economic recovery.”