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Tata Steel’s Ore Mines & Quarries division honoured with CII Safety, Health & Environment award for 2018-19

Kolkata, August 09, 2019

The Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) division of Tata Steel has been honored with the Excellence in Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Award for the year 2018-19 by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Eastern Region (ER).

Mr. Sanjay Kumar Roy, Head (Power Distribution), Tata Steel and Mr. Rajesh Kumar Ranjan, Senior Manager (Safety), Tata Steel, received the award on behalf of OMQ division from Mr. S Suresh Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal at an award ceremony organised by CII Eastern Region in Kolkata on August 7, 2019.

The Excellence in Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Award recognises the excellence in organisations that are showing outstanding efforts in the spheres of safety, health & environment during the year. The award acknowledges the vision and exemplary commitment, the CEO and his team have for environmental responsibility, concern for occupational Health and Safety of employees and society.

Physical safety assessments are done by the certified safety auditors as a part of the selection process. The Award ceremony is organised in August every year, coinciding with the annual CII Eastern Region Safety Symposium & Exposition.

Tata Steel is committed to working towards maintaining ecological balance, ensuring the health and safety of people at all its workplaces, balancing economic prosperity, and generating social benefits for the community. During the first quarter of the current financial year, the red risk incidents for Tata Steel group reduced by 60% over Q1 FY19.

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 (MnTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

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 the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. 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, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator  (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘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 ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, '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.

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