Adopt Values to enhance safety standards: Joint Chief Inspector of Factories    04-Mar-2017     View PDF

Sri D Chandrasekhar Varma, Joint Chief Inspector of Factories highlighted the need to adopt values in safety standards for achieving operational efficiency, and said that conducting awareness programmes on safety work culture  would largely contribute to achieve “Zero accidents” in the industries. He made this observation while delivering his inaugural speech at the National Safety Day celebrations organized by Safety Engineering Department of RINL today in Ukkunagaram.Addressing the gathering, Sri Varma exhorted the employees to strictly focus on  safety  to enhance the productivity and safety culture to achieve excellence. He said that unsafe behavior and attitude  would lead to  accidents and there is every need to inculcate the habit of safe working environment. He  commended the plant management for initiating various measures to enhance safety standards in the plant operations. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL underscored the importance of revisiting safety standards and discipline as the plant doubled its capacity and told the employees to adopt behavioral changes to enhance safety environment. RINL is always in the forefront in implementing high safety values and culture to improve its operations, he said. He reiterated that Safety is the top priority and employees should work towards achieving it. He complimented the Safety Engineering Department  and particularly, the unions for significantly contributing to  good safety standards. Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations), Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel), Sri OR Ramani, ED(Maintenance), Senior officers and a large number of employees participated. Union leaders S/Sri Mantri Rajsekhar, N Rama Rao, Sri D Adinarayana, P Satryanarayana, SEA General Secretary and Sri Jagjeevanram, SC&ST association in their speech stressed the need to achieve Zero accidents in the plant. Sri Krishnayya, DGM (Safety) I/c welcomed the gathering.  Earlier, a Safety Pledge was administered on the occasion. Later, the dignitaries gave away the prizes to the winners of various competitions conducted to mark the occasion. A Certification of OHSAS-18001 on Safety was handed over to the CMD on the occasion.