S-lon obtains COVID-19 Certification
S-lon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently obtained the SLS 1672: 2020 Certification which is the COVID-19 Safety Management Systems Requirement for Organisations. The certificate was handed over to Group Director, S.C. Weerasekera at the ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI) Chairman Dr. Nushad Perera. Senior officers of SLSI and S-lon Lanka Pvt Ltd also were present at the event.
Explaining the rationale for the Certification, SLSI Chairman commended S-lon for formalising their commitment in controlling the spread of COVID-19 among employees and the community by ensuring all health and safety guidelines and protocols. These measures were adhered to within both the manufacturing facility and the office. Addressing the gathering, Dr. Perera further said, “Assurance of safety is a relief to everybody associated with the brand and the country more broadly because S-lon is involved in a very sensitive industry: water supply. We hope their proactive approach will inspire other organisations too, to come forward and obtain this certification to stop the spread of COVID-19”
Speaking on behalf of S-lon Lanka Pvt(Ltd), Group Director, S.C.Weerasekera thanked SLSI for introducing this certification which is a timely requirement. He further said, “The certification process was convenient because S-lon was already adhering to all safety stipulations by virtue of being an organisation that is committed to ensure protection of all stakeholders including customers. I would like to thank the management and all employees for taking necessary precautions both at an organisational as well as personal level proactively to prevent the spread of the virus.”
The purpose of SLS1672: 2020 is to produce safe work practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among workers, visitors, customers and other stakeholders.