Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has been awarded the Affiliate Corporate membership by the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) in recognition of applying Safety Management Principles in her operations.
According to a press release by SAHCO, the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) is the only organization recognized by the Federal Republic of Nigeria to regulate the practice of the Safety profession as empowered by the ISPON Act 2014.
The institute is also responsible for setting relevant safety standards, registering persons and organizations that are involved in Occupational Health and Safety Practices and for providing impartial and authoritative guidance and trainings.
It was inaugurated in August 1980 as Nigeria Society of Safety Professionals (NSSP) during the Annual Conference of the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) as a professional technical arm of the NISCN with a mandate to promote, regulate, standardize, train, certify and maintain ethics in safety.
At the Induction ceremony, SAHCO was presented with the award in recognition of applying Safety Management Principles in her operations especially in line with ISPON’s best practice.
Also, members of the SAHCO’s Safety and Quality Assurance team whom had attended trainings organized by ISPON, written membership examinations and undergone oral interviews according to their membership grade were sworn in at the Induction ceremony. The team was admitted to different grades as Full member, Associate Member and Graduate Member respectively in accordance to the statutory requirement of ISPON.
Additionally, SAHCO as an aviation ground handling organization is involved in Passenger handling services, Baggage and Ramp handling services, Cargo handling and Warehousing services, Aviation Security services, Premium Lounge services and other aviation related services.
SAHCO is also an ISO certified organization and this further demonstrates that Safety is the core of our service delivery as our well-trained professionals disseminate their duties in a safe, speedy and efficient manner.