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Seagate Thailand Plants Earn Thailand’s National Occupational Safety award

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 14 Jul–Seagate Technology (Thailand)

July 14, 2011 – Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited, Teparuk and Korat plants received the prestigious Thailand’s National Occupational Safety and Health 2011 awards organized by the Department of Employee Welfare and Labor Protection, Ministry of Labor. The award presentation ceremony was recently hosted during the 25th National Safety Week 2011.

This is the eighth consecutive year that Seagate’s Teparuk plant has won the award whilst Seagate’s Korat plant has won it for the fifth consecutive year. These prestigious awards clearly demonstrate that Seagate Teparuk and Korat place high priority on safety, health and environment in their operations.

Both these facilities have well-planned policies and strategies on safety, occupational health and environment with great compliance to the Department of Employee Welfare and Labor Protection regulations. Moreover, they regularly organize special projects and campaigns to raise employees’ awareness in these topics.

“All employees are fully committed to rules and regulations in safety, occupational health and environment. We focus primarily on developing and improving the highest efficiency in our Teparuk and Korat operations by encouraging all employees to take particular concerns for these important topics in all operational processes. At Seagate Teparuk and Korat plants, concerns for safety, occupational health and environment have become part of our corporate culture,” said Mr. Jeffrey D. Nygaard, vice president and country manager, Thailand Operations, Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited.

With the cooperation and support from all Teparuk and Korat employees, safety activities such as risk assessment and danger control in all working procedures, campaigns to reduce accidents and promote safety both in and outside the workplace, fire drill practices, suggestions on safety improvements as well as safety exhibitions are well participated. These practices help to increase employee awareness towards safety and environment issues in the workplace. Employees adapt valuable knowledge they’ve learnt from their workplaces into their daily lives.

About Seagate

Seagate is a worldwide leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives and storage solutions, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate’s business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading, high-quality innovation to its global customers, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning reliable products and outstanding customer support to meet the world’s growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at http://www.seagate.com.

 


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