INCAP SUCCEEDED IN THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES' WORKING ENVIRONMENT EVALUATION
Incap Corporation Press release 21 January 2010 at 10.30 a.m.
Incap succeeded in the Technology Industries' working environment evaluation
Incap's Vuokatti factory has won the series for Electronics and Electrotechnical Industry in the working environment evaluation contest arranged by the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries. A total of 117 companies took part into this competition, 12 of which were included in the series for Electronics and Electrotechnical Industry
The working environment competition aims to raise companies' productivity, industrial safety and working atmosphere to an excellent standard. The industrial safety district's inspectors are evaluating working conditions in different locations in production, ergonomics, equipment safety, general tidiness and factors affecting working environment. In addition to these, also the number of work related accidents and sick leaves are measured.
The safety at Incap's Vuokatti factory has been enhanced among others by improving storage of goods and by intensifying work planning and by clarifying instructions of machinery. The personnel number at the factory was 130 at years' end. The number of work related accidents is low and no severe accidents have happened since 1990's. Accidents happened have been minor cutting wounds, slips and twists and sick leaves due to these have been minor.
"We are very happy with our ranking and the award. Participation in a competition like this is a good way to enhance safety at work. This way we get an objective evaluation of our own status and can compare our way of work with the peer companies", tells Sami Mykkänen, Incap's President & CEO. "The success in the evaluation is to address especially to the work safety committee who have been actively improving the working conditions."
Sami Mykkänen, President & CEO, tel. +358 40 559 9047
Hannele Pöllä, Director, Communications and HR, tel. +358 40 504 8296
INCAP IN BRIEF
Incap Corporation is an internationally operating contract manufacturer whose comprehensive services cover the entire life-cycle of electromechanical products from design and manufacture to after-sales services. Incap's customers include leading equipment suppliers in energy efficiency and well-being technologies, for which the company produces competitiveness as a strategic partner. Incap has operations in Finland, Estonia and India. The Group's revenue in 2008 amounted to EUR 94 million and the company currently employs approximately 780 people. Incap's share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Additional information: www.incap.fi.