Sterlite Copper Bags Best Safety Practices Award

Tuticorin, India (PressExposure) September 16, 2013 -- Tuticorin: Sterlite Copper has bagged the prestigious GreenTech Best Safety Practices Award under Metals and Mining category.

Mr P Divakaran, General Manager, Operations and Mr R Muralikrishnan, Associate General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment, Sterlite Copper received the award from Shri.Kamleshwar Sharan, President, Greentech Foundation & Shri R.C.Nayyar, IAS, Former Principal Secretary, Department of Labour, Government of Punjab in a function organised at Goa recently.

The award was in recognition to the company's demonstration of best practices and innovation in Fire, Safety Management and highest level of commitment in reduction of incidents and accidents.

Sterlite has initiated programmes such as Behavioural Based Safety among employees to improve the safe working culture, Single Point Accountability to focus on individual critical protocol such as confined space, fall prevention, mobile equipments etc and adopting world class best practices in safety through benchmarking with best in class smelters in the world.

Greentech safety awards are presented annually by Greentech foundation to recognise excellence in fire and safety management. The purpose of Greentech Safety Award is to promote improvements in workplace safety, encourage those responsible for workplace safety management and recognition of workplace safety as an ethical responsibility to both employer and employees.

More than 150 industries across the country participated in this event.

Photo Cut - Line: Mr P Divakaran, General Manager, Operations and Mr R Muralikrishnan, Associate General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment, Sterlite Copper receiving the GreenTech Best Safety Practices Award from Shri.Kamleshwar Sharan, President, Greentech Foundation & Shri R.C.Nayyar, IAS, Former Principal Secretary, Department of Labour, Government of Punjab.

For further information, please contact:

R.Ramesh
Head - Community Relations
Sterlite Copper r.ramesh@vedanta.co.in
Tel: +91 461 424 2940

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Tuticorin: Sterlite Copper has bagged the prestigious GreenTech Best Safety Practices Award under Metals and Mining category.

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Press Release Submitted On: September 16, 2013 at 4:42 am
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