One Division Level Workshop was organized by the Directorate of Factories & Boilers

Cuttack Division, Govt. of Odisha  at Sanskruti Hall of M/s. IFFCO Ltd., Paradeep. The basic objective of the workshop was to create awareness among the employees of different factories of Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur & Kendrapara Districts in order to achieve accident free work environment & zero harm. More than 200 participants which includes Senior Executives, Managers, Safety Officers, Supervisors attended the program.

 The theme of the workshop was “Roadmap for Reducing Workplace Accidents”. The basic aim and objective of the Directorate is to enforce the legislation for securing safety, occupational health, good work environment, healthy working condition and adoption of welfare measures in the factories. In this workshop various important topics like safe handling of toxic gases like chlorine, ammonia & petroleum products, safety audit, best practices in power plants, electrical safety and road safety were discussed in details.

 The Chief Guest Sri Manoj Kumar Panda, Dy. Director of Factories & Boilers, Cuttack Division emphasized on reduction of accident in factories and also the concern of Government in the matter. Sri Chittaranjan Beura, Asst. Director of Factories & Boilers, Cuttack also graced the  occasion.  Sri K.J. Patel, Director &  Unit Head,  M/s. IFFCO Ltd.,  Paradeep, Sri Pranab Bhattacharya, Unit Head, Sri  Mukesh  Mohan,  Unit Head, M/s. IOCL Paradip Refinery M/s. Paradeep Phosphates Ltd.,  Sri Ashesh Padhy, Senior Vice President, JSW Odisha Project & Sri Bhabesh Kumar Walla, Unit Head, M/s. OCL Dalmia Cement Ltd. addressed the gathering in the occasion.


  In technical session Sri Biranchi Adhikari, Dy. Commissioner (Transport), Central Zone, Cuttack, Sri N.K. Rout, Safety Head of M/s.PPL, Paradeep, Sri Ashesh Padhy, Sr. Vice President of JSW Odisha Project, Sri O.P. Prasad, Electrical Head of M/s. Aarti Steel Ltd., Sri Subash Sahoo, Approved External Safety Auditor, Sri B.K. Panda, Safety Head of M/s. IOCL Paradip Refinery, Sri Purna Biswal, Safety Head of M/s. Grasim Industries Ltd. delivered their lectures on different safety aspects.

   The technical sessions were coordinated by Sri Alok Sahoo, Unit Head of M/s. IOCL Pipeline Division, Paradeep, Sri Benudhar Sethy, Unit Head of M/s. HPCL Terminal, Paradeep, Sri Paramesh Bhattacharyya, Vice President, Power Plant, M/s. Aarti Steel Ltd. & Sri Sailendra Sah, Vice President of M/s. AMNS India Ltd. (CPP Unit), Paradeep. The entire workshop was coordinated by Sri Chandrakanta Dalai, Asst. Director of Factories & Boilers, Paradeep and Sri R.K. Pandey & Sri R.K. Swain, Sri Prasanna Kumar  Beura, & Sri D.Pattanaik  of M/s. IFFCO Ltd. assisted Sri Chandrakanta Dalai in successful conduct of the workshop.      

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