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National Safety Week is being observed by Paradip Port Trust f

Paradip:9/3/18; The 47th National Safety Week is being observed by Paradip Port Trust from March 4-10 with the theme “Reinforce positive behaviour at the workplace to achieve safety and health goals”.

A function was held in the afternoon on 9th March 2018 in the Wet Basin. Attending the function, as the Chief Guest Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT focused upon importance of celebrating safety week.

He suggested for ensuring the upcoming year as Zero Accident Year for PPT. He stressed on inculcating safety mindset especially among workers as PPT is vying for coveted mark of 100 MMT in terms of cargo handling.

Most of the accidents are occurring in dark hours, PPT administration is going to install 50 Nos. of  High Mast lighting towers in addition to the 218 Nos. of existing High Mast towers inside the Port prohibited area.

Due to lots of train and truck movements in course of cargo transportation, to ensure safety of workers, Advance Warning System through light and siren will be installed within a month at the Railway Level Crossings inside the Port. Installation of Speed Governors and Traffic Squad movements are being made tight to keep close vigil on rash driving. PPT is endeavouring to ensure all movements inside port strictly through the Buses to be engaged by the Port to ensure safety of the workers.

Gracing the occasion, Gopinath, Asst. Director, Dock Safety, Paradip said to make Safety everyone’s responsibility. Banshidhar Sundara, senior commandant, CISF Unit, Paradip also addressed the gathering and said that we should make safety a way of life.

A Jayasimha, CME, PPT in his welcome address called upon all the stakeholders to make the upcoming fiscal an Accident Free Year. Chandan Panigrahi, Dy. CEE finally offered the vote of thanks.



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