Athens, 25 October 2023
Hellenic Cables, the cables segment of Cenergy Holdings, is proud to announce that it has successfully celebrated its seventh consecutive “Safety Day” on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, across all its production plants in Greece and Romania. This annual event, a staple in the company’s commitment to safety, focuses on cultivating a safety culture among its people.
Hellenic Cables and Corinth Pipeworks, the two subsidiaries of Cenergy Holdings operating in the cable and steel pipe segments, have strongly promoted this initiative across their workforce. The primary objective of “Safety Day” is to inform employees and raise awareness about targeted health and safety issues, as well as to recognize and reward their outstanding proposals for enhancing safety in the workplace.
Cenergy Holdings has demonstrated its commitment to safety by evaluating its production plants and conducting extensive training programs for its personnel. Collaborating with DuPont Sustainable Solutions, a global leader in establishing a safety culture, the company has worked diligently throughout 2023 to embed safety as a core value.
Creating and maintaining a culture of safety is a top priority for Cenergy Holdings. To minimize risks, the organization has developed and implemented various initiatives targeting continuous improvement in its cable production plants in Corinth, Thiva, Oinofyta, and Bucharest, Romania, as well as in the steel pipe plant in Thisvi. Some of these initiatives include the Golden Rules of Safety, Occupational Risk Assessment Studies, locking-unlocking equipment systems (LOTO), systems for protection from rotating parts (Zero Access), and procedures for safe workplace behavior.
Alexis Alexiou, CEO of Cenergy Holdings, stated: “I am pleased that for the seventh consecutive year, Cenergy Holdings has successfully implemented ‘Safety Day’ on Wednesday, October 18. Our commitment to fostering a culture of safety remains unwavering, and we will continue to invest in training, innovative safety initiatives, and a dedication to achieving zero accidents in the workplace.”
Ilias Bekiros, General Manager of Corinth Pipeworks, noted: “Our employees are the heart of this organization, and their well-being is our top priority. Health of everyone is of great importancethat is why we encourage open communication about any concerns or suggestions related to safety. Our goal is to create a workplace where every member of our team feels secure and supported. We should always remember thatsafety is a collective responsibility, and we all play a crucial role in maintaining it”.
Konstantinos Savvakis, General Manager of Hellenic Cables, added: “Safety is not a privilege of a few but a responsibility of all. Today, we commit to changing our habits, priorities, and behaviors to create a safe environment, protecting ourselves and our loved ones”.
Hellenic Cables is one of the largest cable producers in Europe, manufacturing power and telecom cables as well as submarine cables for various industries, including offshore wind and utilities, as well as undertaking turnkey power transmission and distribution projects. Through its fully owned subsidiary Fulgor, Hellenic Cables operates its submarine cables plant in Corinth, Greece, where the production and testing of some of the longest submarine cable lengths without factory joints on a worldwide basis is empowered by the Company’s state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Since 2012, Hellenic Cables has implemented a EUR 350 million-investment plan for the production of high and extra high-voltage submarine cables at Corinth plant. Hellenic Cables represents the cable production segment of Cenergy Holdings SA. For further information, please visit Hellenic Cables website at www.hellenic-cables.com.
Cenergy Holdings is a Belgian holding company listed on both Euronext Brussels and Athens Stock Exchange, investing in leading industrial companies, focusing on the growing global demand of energy transfer, renewables and data transmission. The Cenergy Holdings portfolio consists of Corinth Pipeworks and Hellenic Cables, companies positioned at the forefront of their respective high growth sectors. Hellenic Cables is one of the largest cable producers in Europe, manufacturing power and telecom cables as well as submarine cables. Corinth Pipeworks is a world leader in steel pipe manufacturing for the energy sector and major producer of steel hollow sections for the construction sector. For more information, please visit our website at www.cenergyholdings.com.