By Franklin Ocheneyi
Lafarge Africa Plc has commenced a training programme for 200 employees of Canaancity Consortium, an association of indigenous and foreign companies.
The training is aimed at improving the safety standards and practices at the sites of Canaancity which is building over 700 housing units at Otta, Ogun State.
Graeme Bride, Director for Health & Safety at Lafarge Africa Plc, said: “We are always pleased to share our experience on safety in the Nigerian construction industry. Our aspiration to do business with zero harm is not limited to our factories and employees. We are also particular about safety on the sites of clients and contractors.”
The CEO of Canaancity Consortium Pastor Tokunbo Olofin, said:”We are happy to partner with Lafarge on this initiative. It will improve our project site safety standards and reduce lost time incidents. We see this engagement as an avenue to build a stronger relationship with Lafarge.”