2016 Rising Stars of Safety: Taking safety to a new level

The National Safety Council presents the Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2016

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Bilal Azam
Age 31
Safety Engineer
Engro Fertilizers Ltd.
Sindh, Pakistan


“Bilal initiated a powerful hand safety campaign, ‘BOLTAY HAATH’ in July 2015. The campaign was comprised of:

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Awareness sessions.
  • Modified jobs.
  • Introduced new types of hand protection gloves. Previously there were only 7 types of gloves. Now we have 14 types.
  • Developed a standardized matrix of gloves.
  • Gloves have been declared mandatory PPE.
The campaign was also spread to off the job. To give awareness to the families of workers, a few types of gloves were sent to each employee’s house, including gloves for oven, gloves for washing utensils, gloves for changing car tires and a finger protective tool used to avoid cuts during vegetable cutting.”

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