Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited ("KMBL" / "Bank") today announced that its six large offices have been certified with *ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Certification by SGS - the world's leading testing, inspection and ISO certification Company. The ISO 45001:2018 certifies KMBL's six large office buildings across India, including four offices - 12 BKC, 27 BKC, Infinity, Adamas Plaza - in Mumbai, and one each in MG Road in Bangalore and the regional office in Noida Sector 125, respectively.
The ISO certification is a testimony of bank's efforts to address potential work-related risks, and its strong commitment to adhere to best practices to provide a safe working environment to its employees.
SGS's multi-site certification journey with Kotak Mahindra Bank involved an in-depth assessment of the bank's processes and alignment towards ISO 45001:2018 standard requirements, followed by technical review and subsequent recommendations for complete conformity towards ISO 45001:2018.
Devang Gheewalla, President & Chief of Operations, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited said, "The ISO 45001:2018 is one of the most valued and recognised certificate that validates Kotak's commitment to the health & safety and the welfare of our employees for a sustainable corporate growth. Certification gives guidance to enable organisations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, meet legal requirements, reduce liabilities, increase productivity as well as proactively improve their occupational health and safety performance."
Pankaj Soni, Senior Executive Vice President, Kotak Mahindra Bank said, "After Covid-19 pandemic our priority was to make our employees feel safe in their work place, be the air they breathe or safety at their work station or the overall security at the bank, and it makes us feel proud that the ISO certification places Kotak Mahindra Bank in the highest international standard for Safety and Health at work and showing our commitment to apply best practices in occupational health and safety."
*ISO 45001:2018 is a globally recognised occupational health and safety standard developed and published by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO). ISO developed this standard to help organizations improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks, and create safer working conditions.
Shares of Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 1835.65 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 1776.70. The total number of shares traded during the day was 243482 in over 16507 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 1839.60 and intraday low of 1736.50. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 439307407.00.