A total of 101 staff from various subsidiaries of SIFAX Group have undergone different trainings in the first quarter of 2022.
Mr Oluwakayode Alonge, Group Head, Human Resources, SIFAX, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.
Alonge said that the training was in fulfilment of the company’s human capacity programme.
He noted that the trainings focused on leadership competence, operations management, terminal traffic management, health, safety and environment, security, digital marketing and corporate governance.
“Also, selected traffic managers from Ports and Cargo Handling Services (PCHS) were trained on terminal traffic management.
“The one-week training was aimed at providing attendees with practical skills that will enable them effectively and efficiently coordinate movement of people, vehicles and equipment within the terminal.
“Operations staff from the same subsidiary were trained on current terminal operational skills, understanding of the importance of standards, robust processes and procedures and analysing the different elements of container terminal operations especially in understanding the full operational cycle of ship, yard and gate activities.
“Dockworkers were trained on industrial health, safety and environmental (HSE) management,” he said.
Alonge noted that the HSE training was aimed at setting standards, reinforcing the importance of health and security management at the workplace as well as equipping the training participants with relevant tools to conduct assessment, evaluation and control of potential hazards in the terminal.
Alonge added that security staff from different subsidiaries completed a three-day basic security course designed to provide critical understanding of their roles in achieving the company’s objectives.
He expressed delight at management’s commitment to the company’s human capital development, through the provision of quality training and refresher courses that would improve staff skills and competence.