Jharsuguda Vedanta Ltd conducts Onsite Emergency Mock-Drill at Smelter -1 plant


Jharsuguda: Vedanta Ltd in Jharsuguda conducted an Onsite Emergency Mock Drill at Back Oven of Smelter-1.

The mock drill, a simulation of fire in HFO/LDO Storage Tank, was attended by Chief Guest  Swaroop Jena, Deputy Director of Factories and Boilers – Sambalpur Division, Guest of Honor Anil Nanda, assistant Director of Factories and Boilers – Jharsuguda & Sambalpur Zone, Project Director, OSDMA – Sangita Das along with District Emergency Officer & District Fire Officer. Ajay Pandey, Head – Health, safety and Fire, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda and representatives from nearby companies like OPGC, TRL Krosaki, Ultratech, IOCL, Sterlite Optical, Bhushan Steel & Power and more than 70 employees of Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda.

As a part of the mock drill, an emergency rescue demonstration and awareness training was organized by Vedanta Fire & Rescue team. Post the simulation, a meeting was held wherein merits and areas of improvement of the drill were discussed. The exercise was well appreciated by the govt. officials and mutual-aid partners (nearby industries) present, for ace coordination and team effort in demonstrating Emergency Situation readiness.

At Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda’s safety is deeply imbibed into the work culture. Preparedness in prevention and emergency measures is ensured at all times.

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