PepsiCo awarded by Ministry of Labor for work safety standards

Ahmad Al-Rajhi, Saudi Minister of Labor and Social Development, presented the award to PepsiCo representatives

PEPSICO, the global food and beverage company, has been awarded the 2018 Pioneers of Safety and Occupational Health Award from the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.

The award marks the second consecutive year that PepsiCo has been recognized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development for its commitment to workplace safety. PepsiCo operates 66 plants and warehouses across the Kingdom with a staff of approximately 9,000 people.

Bander Al Bader, Senior Director of HR at PepsiCo, said: “As a global company, PepsiCo applies the best international safety standards to its operations in Saudi Arabia. We would like to thank the Ministry of Labor and Social Development for recognizing our considerable efforts towards ensuring that every member of our team works in the best possible conditions with the highest standards of safety and health. With this as our priority, we are proud to say that the past 5 years have been injury-free in PepsiCo workplaces.” — SG