Tata Steel organizes closing ceremony of National Fire Service Week
Tata Steel on Monday held the closing ceremony of National Fire Service Week at the Steelenium Hall, Jamshedpur Works. Mr Sudhansu Pathak, Vice President, Steel Manufacturing, Tata Steel was the Chief Guest and Mr R Ravi Prasad, President, Tata Workers’ Union graced the occasion as the Guest of Honor.
During the preceding week, several activities were organised for spreading awareness on fire prevention. National Fire Service Week gets organized across the country to spread awareness about fire safety.
Some of the activities included release and distribution of fire prevention posters, fire awareness training at community centres and markets, awareness sessions on emergency preparedness at schools, online intranet quiz among Tata Steel employees, Inter-School emergency preparedness audit, demonstration on domestic fire safety for more than 300 homemakers, fire safety awareness session for 7,000 school children.
Hands on training on operation of fire extinguishers & fire hydrant for Tata Steel employees and out-sourced employees were organized by various departments.
Competition among trained ERT personnel took place on following aspects of disaster management: operation of breathing apparatus, fire extinguishers, fire hydrant & casualty transportation along with competition on search and rescue operation among fire brigade personnel.
At Jamshedpur, Tata Steel Fire Services along with 10 members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), 9th Battalion Patna, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, conducted Disaster Management Awareness session, demonstration and practical training on Blood Control methods, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Secure injuries with splinting, use & making of improvised stretchers & mock drills at RMS School Sonari, Dayanand Public School, Sakchi, DAV, Bistupur & RVS Academy Dimna, Mango.
First aid Fire Extinguishers training was also given at Loyola School, Jusco School Kadma, Jusco School South Park and Motilal Nehru Public School by Tata Steel Fire Service personnel, resulting in more than 7000 students being sensitized with respect to emergency care and fire control.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $18.12 billion (INR 117,420 crore) in FY17. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 70,000. Having bagged the Deming Application Prize and Deming Grand Prize for continuous improvement in 2008 and 2012 respectively, Tata Steel has now been recognised as the global ‘Industry Leader’ in ‘Steel category’ by Dow Jones Sustainability Index (2015). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has also been felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2013-14 (received in 2017), Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2016), ‘Best-in-class Manufacturing’ award from TIME India (2016) and the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere Institute (2016), IIM Sustainability Award (2015), among several others.
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