CII - Southern Region
EHS Excellence Awards 2020 - 13th Edition

(A Recognition for Best Practices in Environment, Health & Safety)

Mr S. Chokkappa

Mr S. Chokkappa

OH & Safety Specialist and ISO Lead Auditor


D.I.S;B.Sc;M.A, M.Ed; (M.Phil)




1973-1997 :Deputy Manager - Safety- Indian Organic Chemicals Ltd & Futura Polymers Ltd.
1997-2011; Dept. Head of Health & Safety- Ford India Private Limited.
2012-2013:  Subject Mattter Expert -Deutsche Norske Veritas
2013-2017- IMS-SHE Auditor/Trainer -Murugappa Group of Industries- TII- units.
2013- Till date : EHS Auditor- CII- Southern Region 
 2019 : ISO Auditor / Trainer for Lear Corporation, Tonglit Autogistic private Limited


  • Hazardous Waste Remediation-Diploma from Unites States Environmental Technical Institute, Washington, USA.

Trained on SHARP in Ford -Philippines,Thailand,   Australia and USA.

Application of Ergonomics in Ford-UK

Certified Risk Assessor by FMC - Australia.

Trained on Robots & Robotic Systems and Engineering Safety Review by FMC UK & Australia.

Certified Lead Auditor for ISO- QMS,EMS,OHSAS ,AU &   TL standards as per IRCAS.

Guest Lectures/ Faculty / Training Details

  • 1997 :Faculty Services to M.Tech Students of Anna University

  •  Faculty Member of several seminars & workshops on Health, Safety,Fire,Environment & HRD subjects.

  • 2011: Have presented a paper on National Policy on Safety, Health & Environment at workplace in Regional Labour Institute,Chennai.

  • 2012: Presnted a paper on Awareness in the seminar on Challenges and Strategies in effective implementation of the National Policy on Safety,Health & Environment at work place.

  • 2016: External Examiner for PG students of Indsutrial Hygiene & Safety Engineering of Sri Ramachandra University.

Awards & Recognition

1987: Life member of Indian Association of Occupational Health

1989-1997: Appointed by District Collector as Member of District Emergency Preparedness Committee,Kanchipuram.

2001; Life Mmeber of Safety Engineers Association

2002: Awarded Ford Motor Company's Best Fire & Security Professional of the Year

2003-2011: Appointed  by District Collector as -Member -Subject Matter Expert of District Emergency Preparedness Committee,Kanchipuram.

2005: Awarded : Ford Motor Company's Best Safety Professional of the Year

2010: President's Health & Safety Award given to My Team for the improved Systems & Procedures of risky Hydra Cranes' usage in India