Upskilling staff part of company values

Sausages and certificates were on offer as Barker’s of Geraldine celebrated the upskilling of more than 130 staff.

TIMARU HERALD

The company worked with skills-building company Competenz to train staff in national certificates of Occupational Health and Safety.

A graduation ceremony was held on the factory grounds yesterday with 134 staff receiving certificates. Training started last year with all staff achieving the level 1 certificate. Its process leaders and health and safety committee members also started their training towards their level 3 certificates.

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It’s great to have the Geraldine Lions onsite cooking up a storm for our wonderful team. A great lunch and a great opportunity to stop work and celebrate 130 staff achieving their occupational safety and health certificates…a 12 month journey to upskill our staff to keep everyone healthy, safe and happy.

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