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Tata Steel organizes National Safety Week Closing Ceremony

Jamshedpur, March 12, 2018

Tata Steel today organized the Closing ceremony of the National Safety Week at the Steelennium Hall. Mr Sanjiv Paul, Vice President, Safety, Health & Sustainability, Tata Steel was the Chief Guest on the occasion, while Mr. Avneesh Gupta, Vice President Shared Services, Tata Steel was the Special Guest and Mr. Shahnawaz Alam Vice President, Tata Workers’ Union was the Guest of Honor. Executives of Tata Steel, business partners, Safety professionals, and Union Committee members were present at the event. 

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Mr. Sanjiv Paul, appreciated the role of the Tata Workers’ Union in the Safety excellence journey of Tata Steel 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-Committed to Zero”. He added that Contractor Safety Management needed to be improved with the active involvement of all Contract Owners (CO), Contract Administrators (CA) & all vendor partners.

Mr Avneesh Gupta, highlighted the importance of such safety functions for reinforcing the positive behavior at Workplace. He emphasized on preparation and use of quality SOPs and involvement of competent work force to mitigate risk at the Workplace.

Mr Shahnawaz Alam, highlighted the role of different safety legislations towards incident prevention in India. He briefed about the role of different JDCs for promoting safety culture in Tata steel. According to him, the Company and its employees should continue the journey towards “continual safety improvement”.

Earlier, the National Safety Week was inaugurated on 4th March 2018 by flag hoisting at different departments of the organization with the theme “Reinforce Positive Behavior at Workplace to Achieve Safety & Health Goal”.

During the week different safety promotional activities like Hazard hunt, on the spot as well as online intranet based safety quiz, Mass meetings, Inter Divisional safety competitions etc. were organised. The Winners received their Awards during the closing ceremony. Life savers who played a vital role in saving lives during industrial incidents were also rewarded during the program.

Mr. Agam Kumar, Head Safety Continuous Improvement, Tata Steel, reported on different activities conducted during the National Safety Week. All out locations of Tata Steel participated through VC connectivity.

The function ended with a Vote of Thanks proposed by Mr Agam Kumar.

About Tata Steel

Tata Steel Group is one of the world’s largest steel companies with a steel production capacity of approximately 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is a geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a revenue of INR 117,420 crore in FY17. Tata Steel Group has an employee base of nearly 70,000 employees as of March 31, 2017. Tata Steel has successfully challenged the Deming Grand Prize in 2012, received the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the ‘Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant’, ‘Greenco Platinum Rating’ by CII Green Building Council for environmental performance at Jamshedpur steelworks, ‘Best Place To Work’ in the core sector (steel, oil, power and minerals) by Business Today (2017), ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere, USA (2017), among several others.

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