Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc has emerged first among the 11 Distribution companies and Transmission Company of Nigeria in Safety for the year 2018 according to the monthly safety report by the National Electricity Management Service Agency (NEMSA).
The report indicated that based on all the indices for measuring safety; death and Injuries, the company was not found wanting.
Kaduna Electric came tops 8 times in the months of January, February, June, July, August, September, October and November 2018. The report for December is expected later this month, Kaduna Electric is already poised to come first.
A statement by the company’s Head, Corporate Communication, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, said that Kaduna Electric beating ten other Discos to win the coveted position is a testimony to the fact that the company takes safety seriously.
He went further to state that the company is strategic in its approach to safety which he said has made the company achieve this feat.
According to him, the company is not relenting but is even more resolute in doing more in 2019 which he said informed the theme for this year tagged: “Zero Accidents”.
Speaking on what he believed is responsible for the accomplishment, Abdullahi said it draws from a concept known as Behavioral Based Safety approach which is aimed at raising consciousness, eliminating any situation capable of posing a threat for unsafe acts/situations to be corrected.