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Mojokerto Indonesia OTJS Team Shares Safety Culture with Communities and Farmers Featured Article

Safety is a strong value within Monsanto’s culture. It is important that our employees are trained to practice safety on and off the job. The Monsanto Mojokerto Off-The-Job Safety (OTJS) team in Indonesia shared several examples of how they prepare their employees, families, farmer customers and the local community members for safety preparedness.

Blood Donations: The team held four blood donations from November 2013- August 2014. A total of 223 participants registered, which equated to 193 blood donor packets.

FIRST Aid Kits for Home Emergency Preparedness: To increase awareness and preparedness of employees for any emergency situation at home, the team … Full Article »

First-aid Training Helps Injured Boy Featured Article

By Brian Russell
Public Affairs

Driving her son home from soccer practice on July 30 in Pretoria, South Africa, Rhandzu Shiringani came upon a crowd of people gathered on the side of the road.

She stopped her car and exited to discover a 13-year-old boy bleeding with an open fracture of his leg after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

“There were people, and I just wanted to stop and see what was happening,” said Rhandzu, a research associate in trait integration.

Luckily for the boy, Rhandzu had recently taken part in a first-aid training course at her Monsanto Petit … Full Article »