Stanley Black & Decker has been chosen by Taqdeer Award for its commitment and dedication towards workforce welfare.
Receiving the award, Parmesh Venkateswaran, General Manager Middle East & East and West Africa, Stanley Black & Decker: “Industrial and technological innovations are rapidly changing the nature of work and jobs, with approximately 10 million jobs in the global manufacturing sector unfilled due to the skills gap, with considerable amount of these jobs being in the Middle East.”
Stanley Black & Decker Middle East has a strong focus on modernising jobsites through innovative solutions that drive productivity and ensure safety for the end users using the products. It engages closely with many contractors by upskilling their workers and educating them about safe use of the tools that they use on the job site.
As part of its Makers Month initiative, the firm has upskilled a few thousands of construction workers in the UAE.
“We are committed to helping the makers, our tradesmen fraternity, gain the skills, expertise and confidence needed to adapt and thrive in this changing world,” he said.
Lieutenant-Colonel Khaled Ismail, Secretary-General of Taqdeer Award, said: "Stanley Black & Decker is one of the major international companies operating in Dubai, and we welcome its participation in supporting the Award and benefiting from its standards to implement best practices for the welfare of workers and contribute with us in creating a distinctive labour culture."-- TradeArabia News Service