Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), in collaboration with Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and Rescue 1122, organized Fire Safety Drill Exercise & Awareness Session, which was organized at PTCL Headquarters, Islamabad, as a part of PTCL Safety Drive.
An orderly drill was executed where all the PTCL employees, including the top management, participated wholeheartedly. Following the fire alarms, which were sounded on all floors, to evacuate the employees from PTCL HQ building and gather them at the pre-designated assembly points.
The local fire brigade and ambulance promptly responded. PTCL employees actively participated in the drill exercise and were trained to operate the fire extinguisher. The Awareness Session was about safety protocols and response to fire emergency, which holds a pivotal importance for safer working premises.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, said on this occasion, “For PTCL, safety of our employees is of foremost priority and we are constantly taking measures to provide them with a secure environment for their wellbeing. This activity was organized as part of our safety drive to create awareness amongst our employees on the importance of their safety at workplace. We ensure safe and secure environment for our employees as we care for them and consider ourselves as one PTCL family.”
PTCL is constantly working towards creating a safe environment for all its employees. Through this awareness campaign, the fire safety messages and standard operating procedures gets conveyed to a larger audience through employees’ friends and families. Like any other collective effort, safety needs constant vigilance from everyone through their awareness and actions.
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is the largest integrated Information Communication Technology (ICT) Company of Pakistan. With a humble start from a telephone and telegraph department in 1947, it has evolved to offer latest digital and telecommunication technologies today. It acts as the communication backbone for the country with the largest fiber cable network that spans from Khyber to Karachi and submarine cables connecting Pakistan to the world. For more information, visit www.ptcl.com.pk