Angul: Joining the Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Odisha, Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) has developed Advance Action in Industries to Abate Accidents (AAINAA) at its Coal Gasification Plant in Angul. The same has been inaugurated recently by Dy. Director of Factories & Boilers, Angul Shri AK Naik during his visit to the Plant.
Shri Naik also conducted a detailed inspection of the Steel Plant as part of Central Inspection Coordination Group, Odisha (CICG) activity. He appreciated the JSPL’s effort in building a safety culture in the Plant and also shared some new suggestions.
JSPL’s Chief Operating Officer, Odisha Shri Pankaj Gautam thanked Shri. Naik for his visit and suggestions. He conveyed JSPL’s commitment to improve the health and safety of workers in the Plant.
AAINAA is a part of Strategy and Road Map for Reduction of Industrial Accident in the State by Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Odisha. Under this, factories with license manpower of more than 250 need to put extra efforts to develop pockets of well-maintained ideal work place. In this model section of the factory, the plant equipment, housekeeping, machine guarding, electrical wiring, means of approach, exit, color coding, illumination, safety signage etc would maintained properly in complying with the provisions of Statue and applicable codes to inspire employees to replicate the model in the entire factory.
During the inspection, JSPL’s Group OHS Head Mr. Ravikant Somani along with respective HODs appraised Mr. Naik on various safety initiatives being taken in the plant.
Shri Damodar Mittal (Factory Manager), Shri AN Tiwari (HOD-CGP & Coal Washery), Shri Atul Dubey (HOD-SMS), Shri Paritosh Haldar (Dy HOD-Blast Furnace), Shri Brij Bhadadra (HOD-Sinter plant), Shri BP Singh (HOD-Safety), were also present on the occasion.
JSPL has also joined Government of Odisha’s effort to reduce Industrial Accidents in the State. Under the ‘Safety Buddies’ initiative, JSPL has recently organised safety awareness programme at Amritesh Industries and Ganesh Sponge in Angul district.