Jamshedpur, Feb. 13: The Rolling Task Force under Steel Manufacturing Division of Tata Steel organized the 6th exposition on �Elimination of Human-Machine Interface� today. The event was inaugurated by Sanjiv Paul, Vice President, Safety, Health and Sustainability, Tata Steel at CRM lawn of the Company in Jamshedpur.
This year, a total of 674 kaizens was received as compared to 442 last year. A total of 135 kaizens from all the divisions of Tata Steel India, South East Asia, Tata Steel Kalinganagar and contract partners were displayed in the exposition.
During the event, Avneesh Gupta, Vice President, Shared Services, Tata Steel advised those present to instill the learning of the exposition across all divisions of the company.
A handbook on Kaizens of Elimination of Human Machine Interface was also released by Sanjiv Paul, N Rajesh, Chief, Manufacturing, Flat product, Tata Steel, V N Gaikwad, Chief, Safety, India & SEA, Tata Steel and V K Shah, Chief, HSM, Tata Steel. The closing ceremony along with recognition for the best kaizens will be organised on February 14, 2018.
In an industrial environment, it is inevitable that there is a human-machine interface. The challenge is to ensure that the interface is not the cause or source of accidents. There is also a need to ensure that transfer of good practices should be implemented across the organisation.