Bombardier Transportation Health, Safety and Environment Team Wins Best Safety Practice Award

Bombardier Transportation Health, Safety and Environment Team Wins Best Safety Practice Award

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Bombardier Transportation Health, Safety and Environment Team Wins Best Safety Practice Award in India
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 6:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

Berlin, January 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ Bombardier Transportation’s Health Safety and Environment (HSE) team from Vadodara, India has won a Best Safety Practice award during a Job Safety Analysis summit organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India’s premier trade industry body. The competition’s jury included the HSE heads of leading Indian companies in addition to various officials from the Government of Gujarat.

In this state-level competition, Bombardier Transportation employees competed against other leading global and Indian companies in a contest to identify maximum hazards and control measures. Competing under the name “Team Safe,” Bombardier Transportation’s Vadodara HSE team won the summit’s top prize and were congratulated by District Collector of Vadodara, Vinod Rao in an award ceremony.

Patrick Plichon, Bombardier Transportation Site General Manager, Savli said, “It is a proud moment for our HSE team. Endorsement by an external association is a testament to our safety processes, standards, and people. Participation in such forums also gives our HSE team a perspective on the best practices followed by various other leading companies.”

Valentine Paramasivam, Head of Propulsion Controls, Bombardier Transportation, India, said, “Safety is our utmost priority, and we have a zero-tolerance policy in regards to safety. Bombardier Transportation has attained, and continues to operate at, high levels of safety through strict compliance with existing policies and procedures. Our HSE team in India should take great pride in its accomplishment and continue to reinforce our high safety standards.”

Bombardier’s obligation to maintain the highest standards of Health and Safety goes far beyond simply satisfying legal or regulatory requirements. Read more about our HSE Preventive Culture and Bombardier’s approach to CSR.

After more than five decades of investing in India, Bombardier Transportation has built up capabilities, which cover the complete range of railway vehicle manufacturing, software development, and customer service competencies. The company employs around 1,100 people in India, where it operates a railway vehicle manufacturing site at Savli near Vadodara, Gujarat including a bogie assembly hall; a propulsion systems manufacturing facility and software development centre for signalling and traction applications at Maneja near Vadodara, Gujarat; Rail Control Solutions centre in Gurgaon, New Delhi NCR and an engineering centre in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, which is already sourcing key global projects.

About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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