National Fire Service Week 2019 at Tata Steel Comes to a Close
Tata Steel today organized the closing ceremony of the National Fire Service Week, 2019 at the Steelennium Hall, Jamshedpur Works. The well attended event saw a mix of employees, partner workers, SISF personnel as well as teachers and students of various schools come together at the venue. Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel and Mr R Ravi Prasad, President, Tata Workers’ Union graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively. Mr Gopal Prasad Choudhary, Chief Security & Brand Protection, Tata Steel, apprised all present about the relevance of awareness and training to prevent precious loss of lives and assets due to fire incidents.
During the Fire Service Week held from April 14 to 20, 2019 several activities were organized across Tata Steel locations in India to spread awareness on fire prevention and management of fire at its nascent stage to save lives and properties. Activities included release and distribution of fire awareness booklets, online intranet quiz on fire safety and preparedness, fire advisory communication to Tata Steel employees through intranet, fire awareness session for Tata Steel Employees including partner workmen. Competitions among trained Emergency Response Team personnel were organised on various aspects of disaster management, operation of breathing apparatus, casualty transportation, CPR amongst others. Mock Drill competitions were also organized in the departments to check their emergency preparedness level.
Fire awareness sessions were organized for schools and members of the community. More than 5600 School students and teachers, over 600 hospital staff, home makers, shopkeepers of the nearby markets across Tata Steel locations in India participated and benefitted from the sessions. Fire Brigade Personnel visited 14 schools in Jamshedpur to spread fire awareness and carried out emergency preparedness audits.
The Chief Guest and Guest of Honour gave away prizes to the winners and appreciated various activities.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd). Currently, Tata Steel's consolidated India crude steel production capacity stands at 18.6 MnTPA.
A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.
Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2018 and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award 2019 by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the seventh time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017 & 2018) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.
In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow www.wealsomaketomorrow.com
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