Siemens, TUV Rheinland Set Up Global Skill Centre For Occupational Safety

  • Located at Navi Mumbai, the Global Skill Centre has been set up in collaboration with TUV Rheinland for training support.

  • The Centre offers comprehensive training programs with an extensive practical component under simulated conditions existing in typical project/construction sites.

  • The programs are specifically designed for occupational safety practitioners.

Siemens India, in collaboration with TUV Rheinland Thomas Fuhrmann_CEO & MD of TUV Rheinland India (3)India, has together set up the Global Skill Centre for Occupational Safety in Mumbai. TUV Rheinland India, headquartered in Bengaluru, is a subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in Testing, Inspection, Certification & Training.

The training centre has been specifically designed by Siemens and TUV Rheinland to provide practical training on the latest safety equipment and techniques and thus taking the first step towards the “Zero Harm Culture” that enables individuals to work responsibly and run projects without accidents. The Centre will conduct certified training courses that develop ‘Safety Leaders’ in the project-based businesses and industries.

Thomas Fuhrmann, CEO & Managing Director, TUV Rheinland India, said, “Siemens has a deep commitment to improving the safety of Construction / Project sites in India, and TUV Rheinland is proud to be able to support Siemens in this venture. As the training partner, TUV Rheinland will bring global training expertise to ensure the highest standards of health and safety are taught to participants. ”

Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Limited, said, “The Global Skill Centre for Occupational Safety is a critical milestone in Siemens’ journey of driving a culture of Zero Harm in the industry. The Training Centre is designed to meet the requirements of the industry for high-quality Training on Site Safety Measures. We hope to be the catalysts of a transformation in the approach toward Safety and support the industry’s efforts to maintain a Zero Harm Culture at project sites and manufacturing units.”

The flagship program of the Centre – SITRUST™ or Siemens & TUV Rheinland Unique Safety Training – is a 3-day program that includes extensive practical training using a simulated construction site environment. The course provides an experiential learning of Hazard and Risk Identification, Safety Planning, Risk Mitigation and Implementation of Controls. The unique feature of the practical training program is the concept of Story Boards – a case study-based learning on safety management at the workplace. In addition, the training modules also include specialized training based on real-life scenarios of an operational nature in project or construction sites, such as Electrical Safety, Fire Safety and Working at Height.

The target audience for the program includes Occupational Safety Practitioners, Project / Site Managers, Construction Managers, Construction Site Supervisors, Safety Marshals and Site Engineers. This TUV Rheinland-certified course will set a benchmark in the field of safety in India.