The Arma dei Carabinieri and the FS Italiane Group signed today at the Officers Carabinieri School of Rome, a memorandum of understanding aimed at starting a lasting and structured collaboration to protect the law, the fight against criminal infiltration and safety in the workplace and on the construction sites of the infrastructural works managed by the Group
The agreement signed by the general commander of the Carabinieri gen. ca Teo Luzi and the managing director of the FS Italiane Group Luigi Ferraris are placed in the context of the investments envisaged by the National recovery and resilience plan (Pnrr) and the complementary national fund for the construction and renewal of infrastructure works and the Group's train fleet. Thanks to this important agreement, a close collaboration will be initiated between the Arma dei Carabinieri and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane to guarantee a wider prevention and control activity, strengthening the initiatives in which the FS Group, also through its subsidiaries, is already committed.
"Today's Protocol between Arma dei Carabinieri and the Ferrovie dello Stato Group represents an important driving force from the point of view of workplace safety and environmental protection - underlined the gen. Luzi - The professionalism of the weapon, together with those of the FS Group operators, will collaborate even more in synergy from today to safeguard these two fundamental aspects for us and for the whole country ".
"The Arma dei Carabinieri and the FS Group are institutions at the service of the country and of the Italians who have always worked with dedication and a sense of belonging to make Italy safer and more competitive - explains Luigi Ferraris, CEO of FS Italiane - With this agreement, the FS Group further strengthens its commitment to the protection of legality and safety: founding principles of the social and industrial identity of Ferrovie dello Stato ".
The agreement, in detail, provides for verification of compliance with the legislation on the placement of labor, social security and safety in the workplace; prevention and contrast of the phenomenon of criminal infiltration, also through the control of construction sites for the construction of infrastructural works of the FS Italiane Group; prevention and contrast of environmental violations, also connected to the infiltration of organized crime in the activities of execution of the works that can constitute forms of environmental pollution. In addition, as part of the agreement, the FS Italiane Group will be able to promote and organize, with the collaboration of Carabinieri experts, meetings, seminars and training courses for its employees.