Visakhapatnam: RINL-Visakhapatnam Steel Plant was conferred the ‘Ispat Suraksha Purashkar Awards’ for the calendar years 2018 and 2019 (2 years period) and 2019 and 2020 (2 years period) by the Joint Committee on Safety, Health and Environment in the Steel Industry (JCSSI).
RINL Director (Operations) AK Saxena gave away the awards to the winning departments at a function held in the steel plant premises on Saturday.
RINL-VSP bagged the “Ispat Suraksha Puraskar Award” in the category of `No Fatal Accident occurred’ during the Calendar years 2018 & 2019′ in the departments of Coal, Coke & Chemicals; Steel Melting Shops,
Continuous Casting Shops; Rolling Mills; and Projects.
For the years 2019 and 2020, the No Fatal Accident category awards were given for Coal, Coke & Chemicals; Steel Melting Shops; and Continuous Casting Shops wings.
The Joint Committee on Safety, Health & Environment in the Steel Industry (JCSSI), earlier known as the Standing Committee on Safety for the Steel Industry (SCSSI), ws set up in 1973. JCSSI is an Apex bi-partite forum at the national level having representatives from Public and Private Steel Sectors.
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