Safety and Quality


Safety is the fundamental building block on which all our activities and processes are rooted. The safety of our people, contractors, customers and consumers is very close to the heart of Guinness Nigeria as a business. Due to our commitment to Zero Harm and In our journey to the implementation of Diageo Global Risk Management Standard (GRMS) and Severe and Fatal Incident Prevention Protocols (SFIPP) we have introduced and sustained the following Safety Processes:

•    Mandatory Safety Induction for all new joiners including Contractors
•    Mandatory Safety Induction to visitors to our locations
•    Contractors Safety Passport Scheme
•    Risk Assessment for hazardous task and Permit to Work System
•    Task Based Risk Assessment
•    Safety Capability Enhancement for Safety Manager (NEBOSH Certification)
•    Safety Driving Test / Training for Field based Sales Personnel
•    Online Safety Training for employees

Guinness Nigeria is the 1st Diageo Africa site to launch Demand Safety ” Hot-House “ (14th April 2012)


Guinness Nigeria is committed to providing our customers and consumers with the highest standard of quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages everyday, everywhere.

We recognize the consumer as the final judge of Quality and our commitment to them is defined in our Quality and Food Safety policies. Quality is at the heart of our brands, it is derived from the heritage of the brands themselves and the skills of our people.

We have clearly defined Quality objectives that drive Good Manufacturing Practice in production processes covering raw materials, processing and finished products; with key focus on continual improvement and achievement of world class standards. To achieve this we deploy a highly trained quality team and state of the art technology.

Guinness Nigeria is currently certified to Quality Management System - ISO 9001:2008, Food Safety Management System - ISO 22000:2005, and on course for Food Safety Systems Certification - FSSC 22000:2009. We have also been awarded NIS Diamond, Gold and Silver awards for our brands

Our products have won Grand Gold, Gold and Silver medals at the World MONDE SELECTION competition and was subsequently awarded the International Quality trophy for high quality beer

Guinness Nigeria prides herself as being compliant and maintaining good working relationship with Local regulatory and government agencies including National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and Consumer Protection Council (CPC).