Shell Lubricants India Announces Free Health Camps for truck drivers and mechanics to Celebrate Road Safety Week 2018
May 03, 2018
Enhancing ‘on-road’ safety with focus on driver health
New Delhi, May 3, 2018 – Shell Lubricants India announced health camps for truck drivers and mechanics, commencing from 26 April 2018, as part of their National Road Safety Week celebrations. Held at the Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar, Delhi, the health camps are aimed at encouraging regular heath check-ups for truck drivers and its importance for their ‘on-road’ performance.
Inaugurated by Ms. Mansi Madan Tripathy, Country Head, Shell Lubricants India Cluster and Mr. Gareth Flood, Chief Marketing Officer, Shell Lubricants India, the Delhi health camp is the first of five that will be introduced at various locations across India. The Delhi camp witnessed over 200 participants on the first day and is set to continue for a month. Truck drivers are provided free health examinations and counsel, after testing for BMI, blood pressure and sugar levels among other vitals. These are administered under the supervision of trusted medical service providers.
Shell realizes that truck drivers work long hours and often neglect their health, investing most of what they earn towards the wellbeing of their family. This intervention by Shell is a testament to their commitment towards ensuring a holistic development of their driver partners and mechanics and contributing to a safe driving environment. The health camps will address the health needs of truck drivers and contribute to their overall well-being and driving performance while potentially preventing accidents.
Commenting on the initiative, Ms. Mansi Madan Tripathy, said, “At Shell India, we believe that ensuring road safety is imperative for all. Extending this belief across our operations, we not only strive to provide premium care to our valuable partners across operations, but also aim to give our best to the society at large. This initiative is an attempt to celebrate the unsung heroes who work tirelessly to deliver an exceptional standard of service. We are positive that our attendees will find these camps beneficial and adopt recommended health check-ups as a regular practice.”
Shell is also inviting truck drivers, mechanics and their families to participate in health camps in Agra, Jaipur, Lucknow and Ambala, in its endeavor to spread awareness about the importance of being healthy and safe on the road.
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About Shell Lubricants
The term ‘Shell Lubricants’ collectively refers to Shell Group companies engaged in the lubricants business. Shell sells a wide variety of lubricants to meet customer needs across a range of applications. These include consumer motoring, heavy-duty transport, mining, power generation and general engineering. Shell’s portfolio of lubricant brands includes Shell Helix, Shell Rimula, and Shell Advance. We are active across the full lubricant supply chain. We manufacture base oils in eight plants, we blend base oils with additives to make finished lubricants in almost 70 plants, and we distribute, market and sell lubricants in over 100 countries.
We have more experts talking to more customers than any other lubricants supplier. We have over 350 technical support specialists and 1,000 sales professionals working with customers every day. We offer a wide range of services in addition to our products, including Shell LubeMatch, a market leading online tool that matches lubricants to vehicles and equipment, and Shell LubeAnalyst, an early warning system that enables our business customers to monitor the condition of their equipment and lubricant, helping to save money on maintenance.
Shell’s world-class technology is applied in our products and technological collaborations. We have four leading lubricants research centres in Germany, the USA, and Japan (in a joint venture with Showa Shell) with more than 200 scientists and engineers dedicated to lubricants research and development.
We have 150 + patent series for lubricants, base oils and greases. One of the ways we push the boundaries of lubricant technology is by working closely with top motor racing teams such as Scuderia Ferrari and Penske Racing. These technical partnerships enable us to expand our knowledge of lubrication science and transfer cutting-edge technology from the racetrack to our commercial products.
About Shell Lubricants India
Shell is one of the most diversified international oil company in India's energy sector. It is a major private sector supplier of crude products and chemicals to India. With over 7000 staff in the country, Shell has a significant technology centre, a financial business services centre and operates a joint venture LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal. Earlier this year, it signed MOUs for a floating LNG terminal in the country. Shell also has a downstream business marketing fuels, lubricants and specialty products. It recently announced creation of an in-house global IT centre in Bengaluru.
Shell Lubricants’ India operation is part of Shell’s long-term commitment to India and its support for the country's increasing energy needs. Shell Lubricants’ customers in India include Wartsila, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Ford and Thermax.
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