Health and safety, ethics and compliance – from policy to practicalities
How Helios Towers Africa keep staff, subcontractors and customers safe
Does operating a tower business in Africa require the turning of a blind eye toward a “Facilitation Payment” to expedite a lease negotiation or customs clearance? Or does it require a relaxed attitude toward health and safety? “This is Africa,” is often rolled out as an excuse. That excuse is not accepted at Helios Towers Africa. Compliance and Safety boss Nick Summers explains the policies and procedures that protect tower climbers, electricians and drivers, and that create a culture of zero-tolerance of bribery and corruption at Africa’s pioneering towerco.
TowerXchange: Thanks for speaking to us today Nick.