Thoothukudi, July 23: Sterlite Copper organized Onsite Emergency Night Mockdrill in High Speed Diesel (HSD) Storage Area in the industry.
Contingency involving odd hour’s electric fire and oil spillage emergency situation was simulated and the efficacy of the shop floor employees, fire crew, fire fighting equipment and skill of the emergency response teams was demonstrated. After receiving the emergency call from HSD storage area field operator, Sterlite Copper Fire Service Crew and Medical Team reacted quickly for rescue operation in HSD storage oil transfer pump area. For additional safety requirements SIPCOT Fire Service Crew also has been called to mitigate the fire.
Mr Appavu Samraj, Joint Director of Industrial Safety and Health, Thoothukudi and Mr Thavamani, District Fire Officer (Additional In charge), Thoothukudi presided over the onsite emergency night mockdrill and appreciated the entire team to bring the situation under control in short span of time.
Sterlite Copper Officials Mr M Kumaravendhan, General Manager, Mr Sandeep Acharya, Chief Safety Officer and Emergency Preparedness and Response Team were present during the mockdrill. The Safety Officers from DCW, SPIC, Super Gas, BPCL, NLC & VV Titanium participated as special observers of emergency night mockdrill.
Vedanta Limited (Vedanta Ltd) is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves exploring and processing minerals and oil & gas. The Company produces oil & gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power and has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Australia, Liberia and Sri Lanka.
Vedanta Ltd is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Sustainable Development is at the core of Vedanta’s strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. Vedanta Ltd is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India, and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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