PPG Plant in Bangplee, Thailand, Recognized for Zero Workplace Accidents

General Press Releases Wednesday December 3, 2014 11:36
Bangkok--3 Dec--PPG Industries

PPG Industries’ (NYSE: PPG) coatings manufacturing facility in Bangplee was recently recognized with a Zero Accident Award by Thailand’s Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labor.

The Zero Accident Award honors companies that demonstrate excellence in prevention of workplace accidents. It is a benchmark for environment, health and safety programs (EHS) in Thailand.

The plant received a bronze-level award from Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labor Jirasuk Sugandhajati for achieving between 1 million and 2.99 million personnel hours worked from January 2012 through July 2014 with no occupational accidents causing workday loss.

“We are proud to be recognized for our commitment to safety within PPG Thailand,” said Kiat Wisanrakkit, plant manager, Bangplee. “We aim to engage all of our employees in creating a safe work environment, and we operate and invest in equipment to provide a high level of safety.”

The plant uses a “near-miss” accident reporting system, employs a management intervention program and recognizes employees for strong safety practices. Wisanrakkit said these practices help the plant run smoothly and promote a culture of safety there.


PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
PPG Automotive OEM Coatings
Mike Millar, (1) 248-641-2237
PPG Asia Pacific
Hunter Lee, (86)22-66206102

Latest Press Release

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with traditional Hong Kong-style mooncakes at Hong Kong Fisherman

Celebrate this year's Mid-Autumn Festival with Hong Kong Fisherman's homestyle mooncakes, exquisitely handcrafted to bring prosperity and harmony to you and your loved ones. The delicious mooncake come in four delightful flavors, including custard: very...

Young Living Acquires Nature#s Ultra

Organic hemp farm infuses pure Certified Pharmaceutical Grade CBD containing Young Living essential oils and 0% THC. Young Living Essential Oils, the world leader in essential oils, announced today its acquisition of Nature's Ultra. Nature's Ultra, with...


Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok's NEXT2 Cafe invites families, friends and couples to spend quality time together in the rainy season to enjoy the majestic view of the River of Kings and relish a myriad of world gastronomic delights of The Splashing Rainy...

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with perfect mooncake presentation boxes

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse is celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with a series of special mooncakes presented in exquisite tiffin boxes – the perfect gift for your friends, family or business colleagues at this important and auspicious...

Chinese Food Festival 21-27 July 2019 at Tapestry Restaurant, Classic Kameo Hotel, Rayong

From 21- 27 July 2019 (11.00 – 22.00 hrs.), Tapestry Chinese Restaurant at Classic Kameo Hotel, Rayong, invites you to try ourdelectable Chinese Food Festival. Come and sample true Chinese flavours from an à la carte menu created from the...

Related Topics