07/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/14/2021 02:23
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) offers Sinopharm vaccines on-site to both Thai and Migrant workers at its plants to boost the safety of workers and food production.
Voravit Janthanakul, executive vice-president of CP Foods, says health and safety of people who work in the production line is the top priority for the company and thus CP Foods has purchased the Covid-19 vaccine, Sinopharms, from the Chulabhorn Royal Academy for employees nationwide including migrant workers. Additionally, the company's employees were given the vaccination shot under the Labour Ministry's programme providing the Covid-19 vaccinations for insured persons under Section 33 of the Social Security Act.
The effort aims to build immunity for employees which is responsible for supplying safe food for consumers, ensuring food safety and food security in Thailand.
Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, CP Foods has placed utmost important in worker's safety. Multiple preventive measures in line with guidelines of the Ministry of Public Health have been put into place under a supervision of the company's special team in the CP Foods' COVID-19 Monitoring and Management Center.
To further enhance safety at work, CP Foods encourages its employees to join the vaccination program. The company has initiated the online class on COVID-19 and vaccination for its staffs nationwide.
So far, the company has provided the alternative vaccinations for workers, including migrant groups who work for CP Foods, in multiple areas across the country such as Minburi plant, Saraburi plant, Nongjok processing plant, and the Nakhon Ratchasima chicken processing plant.
Beside its employees, CP Foods has joined forces with CP Group to made a donation of food supplies and essential goods worth 200 million baht to support medical staffs and people amid the outbreak. The group also provides surgical masks for medical staffs across Thailand.
The relief project is implemented in line with the policy of Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont, senior chairman of CP Group, who wants all companies in the group to support society amid the COVID-19 crisis.