Fairchild Semiconductor Malaysia Wins the National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Gold Aw

From: Fairchild Semiconductors
Published: Wed Aug 27 2008

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products that enable energy-efficiency, has been awarded the coveted Gold award for the Electrical/Electronics Industry category in the National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Award 2007. This award recognizes companies for their outstanding Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) management systems, initiatives and performance. These accomplishments reflect a sustained commitment by all management staff and employees to OSH. Fairchild was recognized for their high level of passion, proactive initiatives and commitment to occupational health and safety by both its management and employees.

ā??We are very pleased to receive this prestigious award. It underlines the importance and commitment we place on occupational health and safety, reinforcing our belief that employees are our most valuable asset,ā? said Narinder Singh, managing director of Fairchild Malaysia. Narinder accepted the award on behalf of the Penang employees at the award presentation ceremony held recently at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

The Award was presented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak on behalf of the Prime Minister Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi to the winners in 16 industry categories. Winners were picked from many candidates, audited by officials from the Ministry of Human Resource, Department of Occupational Safety and Health and judged by the National Council, Occupational Safety and Health, Malaysia. This is the second time that Fairchild Semiconductor Malaysia has been recognized as a leader in Occupational Safety and Health.

Fairchild Semiconductor is committed to a standard of excellence that ensures continual improvement in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) performance. All of Fairchildā??s manufacturing facilities are certified to OHSAS18001 and KOSHA18001. Additionally, the company:
? meets or exceeds the requirements defined by applicable EHS laws and regulations, as well as other EHS requirements defined by customers, Company standards and procedures;
? actively pursues energy conservation and pollution prevention measures that mitigate global warming, support sustainability, conserve natural resources and otherwise reduce negative environmental impacts;
? educates and trains employees in safe work practices and environmental protection measures;
? seeks suppliers and vendors who demonstrate EHS responsibility;
? provides information and programs to help employees lead a safe, healthful and environmentally sustainable life.


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