The Singapore HEALTH (Helping Employees Achieve Life-Time Health) Award is presented by the Health Promotion Board to give national recognition to organisations with commendable Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) programmes. It is an important way of honouring organisations that strive to help their employees lead healthy and vibrant lives.
bizSAFE is a five-step programme to assist companies build up their WSH capabilities in order to achieve quantum improvements in safety and health standards at the workplace.
bizSAFE Enterprise refers to an organization that is participating in the bizSAFE programme and has been recognized by the Workplace Safety and Health Council for putting in place workplace safety and health programmes such as Risk Management and Workplace Safety & Health Management System. bizSAFE STAR is the fifth level under the programme.
In September 2012,
City Gas was awarded the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation for our efforts in maintain a safe and healthy work environment for our staff.
The BS OSHSAS 18001:2007 is an internationally recognised Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
The Singapore Standard SS 506 is an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system that aims to help organizations establish and maintain a system of management to improve the health and safety of employees at the workplace.
An OH&S management system enables companies to integrate with other management requirements, and would minimize injury risks, increase productivity and maintain a good corporate image.
SS506 Part 3 satisfy the requirements for the petrochemical, pharmaceutical and semiconductor wafer industries.
City Gas obtained certification to SS506 : Part 3 from TUV SUD PSB, a leading certification body in Singapore in September 2012.
Business Superbrands is an internationally recognised award which pays tribute to the best and most valued business-to-business brands around the world. To achieve Business Superbrands status, companies must have an outstanding reputation, significant market share and a high level of brand recognition.
The Tripartite Committee on Work-Life Strategy confers the Work-Life Achiever Award on organisations for their excellence in Work-Life strategies. The biennial Award pays tribute to organisations that are committed to helping employees harmonise work and personal needs.
The Total Defence Awards (TDA) was introduced in 1986 by MINDEF to recognise employers’ support towards the operational readiness of the SAF and national defence, as well as to promote these efforts to inspire other employers.
According to MINDEF, support for Total Defence by employers and civil resource owners have grown steadily over the years, and in 2012, a total of 10, 115 and 380 companies were honoured for their outstanding contributions under the Minister for Defence, Distinguished Defence Partner and Meritorious Defence Partner Awards, respectively.
As a supporter of Total Defence, City Gas will continue to render our cooperation in ensuring that our NS employees can fulfil their National Service duties with minimal disruptions so that the SAF can effectively conduct regular in-camp-training, mobilisation and requisition exercises. City Gas has also incorporated NS-friendly and other relevant work-life balance policies into its corporate culture to enable our NS employees, as well as our employees in general, to observe a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their families.
City Gas believes that involvement in the arts brings many benefits. Art activates the creative part of our brain; we learn to express ourselves through different arts experiences and genres.
Each year, in appreciation of the contributions made by sponsors towards the promotion and development of the arts, National Arts Council (NAC) endorses nominations of corporations and individuals for conferment of the prestigious Patron of the Arts Awards.
City Gas has been one of the recipients for the Arts Supporter Award since 2008; we will continue to give support in ‘Developing a Distinctive Global City for the Arts’.
City Gas has been conferred the prestigious SCDF Strategic Partner Award from year 2009 – 2011. The 2011 Award Ceremony was held in conjunction with the Civil Defence Day on 15 Sep 2011 at National Service Training Institute, Jalan Bahar.
The Strategic Partner Award started in 2009 with the aim of rewarding deserving partners who have played a vital role and made significant contributions to SCDF’s achievement of its mission and strategic goals. The departments in SCDF will nominate deserving partners for the award, and SCDF’s Planning & Corporate Department will evaluate the nominees and put up their recommendations to SCDF’s Commissioner for approval. Each year, only about 10 partners are given the award.
City Gas has been extremely supportive of SCDF’s Public Education Programmes such as: SCDF iPhone Apps Contest, NFEC Charity Golf Tournament 2011, CD Ready Homes Programme; a programme that enables residents in both residential and private estates to take ownership and learn Civil Defence related skills and knowledge. An upcoming collaboration between City Gas and SCDF to look out for is the Emergency Preparedness Learning Centre (EPLC) Project at Central Fire Station, Hill Street. The EPLC will provide an experiential learning environment using interactive exhibits and state of the art simulators. It is divided up into 6 sections on topics of Fire Safety, Smoke Evacuation, Natural Disasters, First Aid, Wartime Emergencies and Terrorism. Visitors can expect to learn vital life saving skills and knowledge in a practical yet fun manner.
City Gas has established its Quality Management System (QMS) since 1998 and the system was first accredited with ISO 9001 Standard on 30 Oct 1998.
By adopting a Quality Management System that is able to meet the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 Standard, City Gas has shown its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer requirements. With its effective application, customer satisfaction is enhanced along with the processes for continual improvement of the system. This shows assurance of conformity to customer requirements and expectations, as well as applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.