The Alumina Refinery of Vedanta Aluminium Limited observed the 39th National Safety Week on March 4, 2010 at Lanjigarh, Orissa. The program started after hoisting of National Safety Day Flag by Mr. N. Nagesh, Vice-President of Vedanta Aluminium Limited. Employees also conducted a Safety March inside the plant area in order to build awareness about occupational health and safety.
All employees of the Company along with employees of Associate Companies reiterated National Safety Day Pledge. The observation of 39th National Safety Week will end in March 10, 2010.
In order to increase awareness about occupational safety and health, the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) department of Vedanta Aluminium has taken up several activities such as Essay competitions and Poster competition etc among the employees and other participants.
Special training and demonstration program on road safety, fire safety and emergency preparedness would also be organized as a part of national Safety Week Observation. The company is campaigning with safety posters and slogans – displayed in the Plant premises to create more awareness among the employees and others. Employees would also be awarded for their safety performance.
The observation of 39th national safety week is being coordinated by the Health Safety and Environment Department, lead by Dr. RC Rout, Head (HSE).