Sanita Takes Part in UN ESCWA Workshop for International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Sanita encourages public and private companies to facilitate the inclusion of disabled persons in the workforce through conductive work environments.
Sanita presented how its plants accommodate disabled employees through equipped facilities and comfortable working conditions during 3-day workshop organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA) and the International Labor Organization (ILO).
The ‘Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labour Market’ workshop took place from 3 – 5 December 2017, bringing together public and private companies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as critical policy makers and government officials.
Sanita Equips its Buildings for Special Needs Employees
Sanita complexes in Halat, Hosrayel, and Zouk Mosbeh set up accessibility areas, safe passageways and signs to accommodate employees with speech and hearing conditions, Down Syndrome, and paralysis. The consumer, household, and away from home disposables manufacturer also customized restrooms, reserved parking spaces, and special workshops.
Sanita Division Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ralph Khoury, explained, “Over 4% of our workforce are employees with special needs. Over the years, we have implemented several accommodations at our facilities to improve the work environment for our employees with disabilities. We are still looking for new ways to further enhance our work environment.”
Sanita sal manufactures personal care hygiene disposable products, including baby diapers, feminine napkins, panty liners and adult care products at its plant in Zouk Mosbeh, as well as family care, household and away-from-home (AFH) products in Hosrayel, Lebanon. Sanita distributes products across Lebanon, the Middle East and North Africa under license from INDEVCO.
Sanita is a member of INDEVCO Group.