Environment, Occupational Health & Safety is the most important aspects of the organization to set its oars heading way to ultimate objective of uninterrupted power generation, through adoption of a structured approach for the identification of significant aspects/risks, their evaluation and control of the impact.
EHS & productivity are two wings of bird, which are complementary to each other enabling the bird to fly fast and reach its destination in time. Excellence in EHS culture is effective not only in reducing accident rates, environmental impact and occupational hazards but also in promoting efficiency resulting in the highest eventual turnover.
Separate Environment, Health and Safety department with qualified professionals exists at facility and corporate level for following surveillance:
- Identify the risks and aspects/impact arising out of the plant’s various operational activities and anticipate the consequences of the emergencies or disasters arising out of the hazards.
- Outline explicitly the utilization of the existing resources both in terms of man, machine and material to eliminate the hazards or letting any incident develop into a major disaster.
- Should an emergency occur, mobilize both internal and external resources to cope up with it and contain the disaster and mitigate the consequential damage, threatening of life, property and environment for which a sequential action plan has been prepared according to the disaster management guidelines.
- Train all associates including contractor’s workers to develop one’s skill, attitude and knowledge on various EHS perspective.
- Monthly EHS Steering Committee meeting of all section heads, Departmental EHS coordinators and workers representative.
- Monthly EHS bulletin for mass awareness and communication at all sites.
- EHS quiz, EHS suggestions and poster competition among all associates.
- EHS contribution in selection of best managers of the year at site.
- Monthly best EHS coordinator at site.
- Photo of the employee on all notice boards for reporting near miss.
- Joint agreement with all contractors to follow EHS norms.
- Meeting with EHS professionals and sharing the best practices.
- Communication to all associates in case of near miss, incident and minor injury.
- Monthly ZERO EHS violation achieved by contractors is circulated and presented in monthly EHS meeting.
- Monthly review of EHS perspective legal compliance.
- Safety assurance plan.
- Daily tool talk on safety.
- EHS audit system.
- Lock out/ Tag out system.
- Work permit system.
- Near-miss reporting system.
- Accident reporting and investigation system.
Sustainable Development activities:
- Environmental aspects identified and their impacts prioritized through EMP
- Operational Controls/Improvement projects in place on significant impacts
- Compliance to the environmental legislative requirements
- Green House Gas emission monitoring
- RoHS compliance management