Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tata Steel observes annual Metalliferous Mines Safety Week


Jamshedpur, Nov 26: Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Mine and Katamati Iron Mine organised Publicity and Propaganda event, as a part of 60th Annual Metalliferous Mines Safety Week Competition 2022 held under the aegis of Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS), Chaibasa region  at ME school grounds  Noamundi  on Friday.

Working models on safety in mines and sites were displayed by educational institutions and leading mining equipment manufacturers. More than 45 teams participated in the event to showcase their commitment to a zero-harm culture.

Altaf Hussain Ansari, Director of Mines Safety, Chaibasa Region graced the event as chief guest in the presence of Atul Bhatnagar, GM (OMQ), Tata Steel and other representatives from various mines and other dignitaries.

Models on automated and digital interventions in implementing safety features were main attraction in the day-long event. Working models having features of advanced technological safety solutions attracted the inspecting team as well as the visitors. 

Speaking on the occasion Altaf Hussain Ansari said, “Prioritising safety inside and outside mines is one of the most important parameter. By strengthening safety framework at sites and setting benchmark in implementing safety solutions, we will be able to maintain zero-harm culture among us.”

Addressing the gathering Atul Bhatnagar said, “While the mining industry is making progress, it is imperative to accelerate the journey to achieve a net zero-harm culture at mines through adopting  new technologies and digital framework ”.

Prerna Mahila Samiti’s stall was major crowd puller in the event. Activities like laser show, online quiz and fun zones mesmerised the audience.

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