Utkal Alumina Observes National Road Safety Week

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Bhubaneswar : Utkal Alumina International Limited (UAIL) organized the 31st National Road Safety Week from 11th January to 17th January 2020. The program was targeted at improving road safety awareness amongst all stake holders in the unit. It extended beyond the works boundary engaging the peripheral area as well as the local administration. On day one, Mr.MazharBeig, Joint President, UAIL inaugurated the program by flagging off the Road Safety Rally and Cart.The Road Safety Cart was deployed to create awareness in nearby villages.This year the theme of the Road Safety Week was– “Bringing Changes through Youth Power.”
This seven day long program witnessed different safety promotional activities like Road Safety Awareness Rally by all employees, Road Safety Awareness Talk, Road Safety ‘Sit & Draw’ competition among school children, Road Safety debate competition among school children, Road Safety Awareness Training to employees by RTO/MVI followed by quizetc. were organised.A Safety Task Force was also formed under the direct supervision of Col. Ranbir Singh GM – Security & Administrationto conduct training program, surprise inspections/audits of various vehicles during the month of January, 2020 as per corporate guideline.The winners received their awards during the closing ceremony. The employees who completed safety related training sessions successfully and the life savers who played a vital role in saving lives during industrial incidents were also rewarded during the program.
On the occasion of inauguration, Mr.Beig, highlighted, “how the role of company policies and adherence to its norms has worked significantly in prevention of mishapsin the company premises. He stressed upon the awareness programs for employees to promote safety culture in UAIL.”
Speaking on the occasion, the Unit Head & President of UAIL, Mr. N. Nagesh, “appreciated the role of the role of all stakeholders in the safety excellence journey of Utkal Alumina which made it possible for many mile stones being achieved as far as safety was concerned. According to him, based on the learning from past experiences, many initiatives had been taken which would definitely enable the company towards its “Ultimate Goal of Zero Accident.”

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