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Sterlite Copper organizes 47th National Safety Day Celebrations.

Thoothukudi, February 13, 2018: Sterlite Copper organized Safety Day celebrations for all employees at its plant in Thoothukudi today. As part of the celebrations, a series of competitions were organised highlighting this year’s theme ‘Reinforce Positive Behaviour at Workplace to Achieve Safety and Health Goals’. The competitions ranged from crossword puzzles to slogan writing.

The function began with the administering of the Safety Pledge to all the participants. Mr K.Kaliyannan, Director of Industrial Safety & Health, Chennai was the Chief Guest at the function. Mr. K. Chidambaranathan, Additional Director of Industrial Safety, Madurai, and Mr. V.S. Saravanan, Joint Director of Industrial Safety and Health, Thoothukudi were also present. Mr D. Dhanavel, Head HSE & Chief Commercial Officer, and Mr P. Divakaran, Associate Vice President – Operations, Sterlite Copper also attended.

Speaking on the importance of safety at the workplace, Mr Divakaran said, “We are focused on building awareness continuously. Safety remains at the core of our operations, and we encourage our employees to embrace safety in all aspects of life, not merely at the workplace.” He also highlighted Sterlite Copper’s safety programs, including awareness sessions for employee families and schoolchildren. More than 1000 employees and contract workers participated in this mega event.

Safety remains an intrinsic part of Sterlite Copper’s operations. The company has adopted the goal of achieving Zero Harm across its processes, and has undertaken numerous initiatives in this regard. The company has achieved recognition organizations including the British Safety Council, which awarded Sterlite Copper the prestigious Sword of Honour in 2017.

Photo Cut: Mr K. Kaliyannan, Director, Industrial Safety & Health distribute certificate for safety Day Competition winners.

About Vedanta Limited

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.

For further information, please contact:

M Esakkiappan

Head – Public Relations
Vedanta Limited (Sterlite Copper – Tuticorin Division)
Tel: +91 461 424 2953
Mob.: +91 82200 54113

Jijo Mathew

Manager – Public Relations
Vedanta Limited (Sterlite Copper – Tuticorin Division)
Tel: +91 461 424 2940
Mob.: +91 82200 54114


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