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Henkel Nigeria Joins Global Commitment To Prioritise World health, Safety At The Workplace


With ongoing global workforce challenges, Henkel Nigeria, a leading German multinational known for its WAW and Nittol detergents, has reiterated its dedication to prioritize employee well-being. This commitment involves a safe and healthy work environment.

The theme for this year’s World Health and Safety at Work Day: The Impacts on Occupational Safety and Health underscores the importance of proactive measures to safeguard the health of workers and forestall the severe impact of climate changes occasioned by adverse patterns on occupational safety and health risks.

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President of Henkel Nigeria, Rajat Kapur, restated the company’s stance in continuously implementing routine health safety measures which will reduce occupational hazard of any kind within the working area and ultimately promote peace of mind for the entire workforce.

“At Henkel Nigeria, we take the wellbeing of our employees seriously. We are committed to ensuring that this is followed through with initiatives such as mental health awareness programs, ergonomic assessments, access to telemedicine services.

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“Recently, we extended our dedication to creating a safe and healthy work environment for our staff by introducing new initiatives such as offering gym memberships to employees,” he said.


He further stated an organization is as a whole team together, hence the need to support the physical, mental, and emotional health of every member of our working system.

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“Our comprehensive training programs equip employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify hazards, mitigate risks, and respond effectively to emergencies, fostering a culture of safety across the organization.

“As we commemorate World Health and Safety at Work Day, we extend our gratitude to our employees for their unwavering dedication and resilience. Together, we remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting health, safety, and well-being in the workplace, not only today but every day”, Kapur stated.

Henkel Nigeria is a subsidiary of the German multinational company, Henkel AG & Co. KGA, stands as a key player in the consumer goods sector. With a robust market presence, Henkel Nigeria is renowned for its top-notch products, notably the popular WAW and Nittol detergents. Our pledge at Henkel Nigeria is to furnish our customers with the finest quality products that cater to their diverse needs. Our unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation propels us to continuously refine and enrich our product lineup. We place significant importance on sustainability at Henkel Nigeria, actively initiating measures to reduce our environmental impact and champion social responsibility. Our aim is to make positive contributions to the communities we serve while safeguarding the Earth for future generations.

With its brands, innovations and technologies, Henkel holds leading market positions worldwide in the industrial and consumer businesses. The business unit Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the market for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings.

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With Consumer Brands, the company holds leading positions especially in laundry & home care and hair in many markets and categories around the world. The company’s three strongest brands are Loctite, Persil and Schwarzkopf. In fiscal 2023, Henkel reported sales of more than 21.5 billion Euros and adjusted operating profit of around 2.6 billion Euros.

Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. Sustainability has a long tradition at Henkel, and the company has a clear sustainability strategy with specific targets. Henkel was founded in 1876 and today employs a diverse team of about 48,000 people worldwide–united by a strong corporate culture, shared values and a common purpose: “Pioneers at heart for the good of generations.”



Joshua Okoria

Joshua Okoria is a Lagos based multi-skilled journalist covering the maritime industry. His ICT and graphic design skills makes him a resourceful person in any modern newsroom. He read mass communication at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has sharpened his knowledge in media practice from several other short courses. 07030562600, hubitokoria@gmail.com

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