Shell receives BFP citation for promoting fire safety
Apr 01, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) receives a Special Award from the Bureau of Fire Protection for its noteworthy contributions to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) towards the overall attainment of BFP’s mission and objectives of ensuring a fire-safe community. BFP likewise recognized Shell’s invaluable assistance in the government’s firefighting efforts which have enhanced the competence of the organization in achieving its aim of protecting the interest and well-being of the public against the detrimental effects of fire.
Shell has partnered with the BFP in promoting fire safety through the signing of the “BFP-Shell Fire Prevention Initiative”. Through This partnership, Shell and BFP will conduct trainings and fire drills in Shell’s network of terminals, retail sites and corporate offices. Shell shares the importance of promoting fire safety with the Bureau of Fire Protection, and ensures that it operates safely and responsibly.
To give due recognition to the remarkable performance of firefighters, Shell, jointly with the Safety Organization of the Philippines, leads the Search for the Ten Outstanding Pilipino Firefighters. The winners will be selected based on their moral values, interpersonal and community relations and performance, and will go through a rigorous screening process by a multi-sectoral panel. Aside from receiving cash prizes and plaques, the winners will also be nominated to the Civil Service Commission’s Lingkod Bayan Award.
The Special Award was presented during the Closing Ceremonies of Fire Prevention Month at the BFP Headquarters in Quezon City. Shown in photo are (L-R): BFP Chief Director Rolando Bandilla, Jr.; Civil Service Commission Chairman Dr. Francisco Duque III; and Arsenio Isidro, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation Health, Safety, Security and Environment Manager.