West Bokaro: The Tata Steel Health and Safety Policy is the foundation for driving safety consciousness in the Company. To achieve the corporate objective of ‘Committed to Zero Harm’, ‘Zero Incident Month Campaign’ was launched at Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division on Saturday at its Quarry AB mining office.
Mr Sahabji Kuchroo, Chief Operations, West Bokaro, hoisted the safety flag and launched the ‘Zero Incident Month Campaign’ at West Bokaro Division in the presence of Mr Mahesh Prasad, President, Rastriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS), Mr Kailash Gope, Secretary (RCMS), Mr B V Sudhir Kumar, Chief, CB, West Bokaro, Mr Kajal Hota, Chief, Engineering Services, West Bokaro and Mr Mayank Sekhar, Chief, Quarry AB, West Bokaro.
More than 150 persons including employees, contractor employees and vendor partners attended the inaugural session of the campaign that aims at creating awareness among everyone in the Division about road safety and workplace safety. The launch marked the beginning of a month-long series of activities that the Division has lined up for safety at workplace which includes hazard hunt competition, housekeeping competition and safety quiz among employees.
After the flag hoisting, the dignitaries visited the safety gallery specially put up for the occasion that highlighted various Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) especially the Red SOPs and safety initiatives taken by the Division.
Highlighting the importance of safety in our daily life, Mr Sahabji Kuchroo said, “The journey of this campaign started last year and this month-long celebration in Safety will help us focus and prepare for zero incident and zero tolerance. Proactive approach to achieve this objective is involvement and engagement of everyone while ensuring safety round the clock to create a strong safety culture followed by addressing the near miss cases, unsafe acts and unsafe conditions.”
In his address, Mr Mahesh Prasad said, “Safety is important both at workplace and personal life. We should adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be avoid any incidents at workplace and should follow all traffic rules to avoid any road mishaps.”
All the winners of the various competitions scheduled in the month will be felicitated in a grand closing ceremony where vendors will also be recognized for their good work in safety.
Among others present on the occasion were officials of Tata Steel, union representatives, employees, vendor partners and contract employees of the Division.