Vedanta Aluminium Organizes Industrial Safety Training Program Partnering with Odisha Govt

Vedanta Aluminium Organizes Industrial Safety Training Program Partnering with Odisha Govt

Jharsuguda: Vedanta Aluminium, the foremost aluminium producer in India, partnering with the Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Government of Odisha, organized an extensive one-day industrial safety training program at its Jharsuguda operations. This collaborative effort, supported by the Department of Labour and ESI (Employees’ State Insurance), Government of Odisha, aims to instill a robust safety culture and enhance awareness among industry professionals across various industrial zones within the state. 

The training session was attended virtually by dignitaries such as Shri R. S. Gopalan, IAS Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Labour & ESI Dept., Govt. of Odisha, and Dr. Malay Kumar Pradhan, Deputy Director of Factories & Boilers (Safety), Govt. of Odisha. Additionally, Shri Swaroop Jena, Deputy Director of Factories & Boilers, Sambalpur Division, Govt. of Odisha, Smt. Archana Das, Asst. Director of Factories & Boilers, Jharsuguda, Govt. of Odisha, and Shri Umakanta Samantary, Asst. Director of Factories & Boilers, Sambalpur, Govt. of Odisha, were present.

Delivered by expert trainers from the Institute of Quality and Environment Management Services (IQEMS) Pvt. Ltd., the program covered crucial topics including process safety, behavior-based safety, leadership, fire and explosion safety, and risk-based thinking. Attendees gained valuable insights and practical knowledge to enhance safety practices in their respective industries. With over 400 participants from various industries in Western Odisha, the event garnered significant interest.

Speaking on Vedanta’s commitment to safety, Mr. Sunil Gupta, COO of the Aluminium Business, emphasized, “Ensuring the safety of our employees and partners remains our paramount concern. We are dedicated to extending our culture of care beyond our operations to benefit the wider community. Employee safety training is vital for sustaining operational excellence, and through collaborations with the government, we aim to contribute to a safer and healthier environment for all.”

Vedanta Aluminium Organizes Industrial Safety Training Program Partnering with Odisha Govt

Mr. R.S. Gopalan, IAS, Commissioner cum Secretary of the Department of Labour and ESI, Government of Odisha, commended the training program as a crucial platform for industries to share insights and best practices in industrial safety. He expressed gratitude to Vedanta for hosting such a comprehensive initiative.

Vedanta Aluminium continues its efforts to create safer workplaces and communities by continuously improving its Safety Management System with advanced technologies and processes, prioritizing behavior-based safety.

As a business of Vedanta Limited, Vedanta Aluminium stands as India’s largest aluminium producer, contributing significantly to the nation’s aluminium output. Its commitment to sustainability is reflected in its top ranking in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2023 for the aluminium industry. With state-of-the-art facilities in India, the company is dedicated to promoting the diverse applications of aluminium for a greener future.