World’s pioneering private-label supplier of hand protection, Midas Safety donated 1 million medical grade gloves worth Rs. 16 million to the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka to aid the country’s relentless fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The donation includes Nitrile Industrial High Risk disposable gloves that offer effective protection against virus contamination and are an essential PPE for medical personnel and frontline workers in handling COVID-19 patients.
This contribution follows Midas Safety’s previous donation in May 2020 at the onset of the pandemic where the company donated 1.25 million medical gloves to the Government of Sri Lanka. The donation was accepted by His Excellency, the Prime Minister at his official residence.
With over 40 years of expertise in providing the best in hand protection to workers of various industries, renowned PPE and safety brands rely on Midas Safety as a credible source of industrial safety gloves. Using this experience, Midas Safety has been at the forefront of the battle against the novel coronavirus. Having identified the critical need for medical grade disposable protective gloves, they have been aiding and supplying gloves to key institutions and personnel such as local MOH offices, PHIs, government hospitals, police and security forces with its products.
These donations are in addition to the other charitable initiatives carried out by Midas Safety through its Corporate Social Responsibility. Midas Safety is known globally for its welfare initiatives, having funded and contributed towards medical equipment, ambulances, medicines and other medical necessities with notable contributions made towards disaster relief work.
Midas Safety’s Sri Lankan subsidiary, remains firmly rooted and dedicated to the company’s policy on welfare and charitable aid, having organized multiple CSR programmes over the years. In light of the pandemic and its impact towards vulnerable groups in society, Midas Safety in Sri Lanka has doubled its generous efforts by providing dry rations to childrens and senior homes as well as funding and providing better care facilities for expectant mothers.
With healthcare workers working relentlessly and selflessly, we realize that we have a responsibility to contribute in tangible ways and this donation is a small token of our appreciation for the work that they do. In the future, Midas Safety will continue in its efforts to aid communities around the world.
The company has played a pivotal role in the country’s glove manufacturing industry as well in the global export market. The company offers a vast range of products covering all aspect of hand protection. It consistently upholds its reputation for high-quality innovative solutions and industry knowledge.
Midas Safety Sri Lanka was established in 1979, and employs over 3,000 workers. It has three state of the art, eco-friendly, manufacturing facilities located at all three major Export Processing Zones (EPZ) in Sri Lanka, namely Industrial Clothing (Pvt) Ltd (Katunayake EPZ), Workwear Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (Biyagama EPZ), and Industrial Clothings (Pvt) Ltd – Prime Polymers Division (Seethawaka EPZ).