Linde Canada’s St. Léonard Industrial Gases Plant Celebrates 20 Accident-Free Years Represents 1.2 Million Man-Hours Without a Lost-Time Incident
Employees at the Linde Canada Limited St. Léonard (Montreal) plant recently celebrated a major milestone: 20 years – 1.2 million man hours – without a lost-time accident. The St. Léonard plant produces industrial gases (oxygen, nitrogen, argon), carbon dioxide and high purity gases for a broad range of customers in metalworking, medical, food and laboratory applications.
“I am continually impressed with the spirit and commitment to safety of the St. Léonard team,” said Christian Lafleur, head of Sales-Canada. “I congratulate each and every employee for their diligence and attention to safe practices that were crucial to achieving this milestone. I particularly want to thank and congratulate François Charron, who was Plant Manager for most of the accident-free 20 years and who set the tone for operational safety day in and day out.”
Linde Canada Limited is a member of The Linde Group, employs 37 people at the St. Léonard plant.
“I congratulate my colleagues at the St. Léonard plant for this exceptional accomplishment which is aligned with our organization's commitment to reaching excellence by safely and effectively serving our customers,” said Holly Jerdi, Head of Health, Safety and Environment-Linde Americas. “It falls right in line with Linde’s goals as a high performance organization and our vision to be the safest gases and engineering company.”
In the 2015 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of CAD 26.3 bn (EUR 17.944 bn), making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 65,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
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