Tata Steel’s mines and collieries win National Safety Awards for excellence in safety practices

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New Delhi: Tata Steel’s mines and collieries win six National Safety Awards under various categories for the year 2015 and 2016 for excellence in safety practices.

Tata Steel`s Mines and Collieries Contest Year Award
Joda East Iron Mine 2015

(LAFP)

WINNER

Metal Mines-Mechanised opencast

Bhelatand Amalgamated Colliery 2015

(LIFR)

WINNER

Coal Mines-Belowground with difficult mining conditions.

Digwadih Colliery 2016

(LAFP)

RUNNER-UP

Coal Mines-Belowground with difficult mining conditions.

Sukinda Chromite Mine 2016

(LAFP)

WINNER

Metal Mines-Mechanised opencast

Joda West Iron & Manganese Mine 2016

(LIFR)

WINNER

Metal Mines-Mechanised opencast with manshifts >0.5 lakhs

Joda East iron Mine 2016

(LIFR)

RUNNER-UP

Metal Mines-Mechanised opencast with manshifts >0.5 lakhs

* LAPF: Longest Accident Free Period, LIFR: Lowest Injury Frequency Rate

Expressing his delight on winning the awards, Mr. D. B. Sundara Ramam, Vice President, Raw Materials, Tata Steel, said: “We are honoured to be recognised at a National level for our efforts towards best-in-class safety practices. Safety is top priority for us and we are committed to continuous improvement in safety, occupational health and compliance to environmental norms in all our areas of operations. We are focusing on leveraging digital interventions and innovation to further improve safety standards in our mines and collieries.

This recognition encourages us to reinforce & consolidate a culture of safety in and around our areas of influence.

 

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