Safety Week Celebration at OPaL
  • 04 - Mar - 2020

The National Safety Week is celebrated across India to commemorate the foundation of the National Safety Council by Govt. of India. At OPaL, The National Safety Week was celebrated enthusiastically from 4th to 14th March. The celebration saw participation by employees across verticals in various events and competitions. On 4th March, the safety week commenced with the administration of the pledge of safety by Shri Manoj Srivastava, President-OPaL, at the Dahej plant. During the week, various activities were organized to reinforce the importance of safety at workplaces. The theme for slogan competition this year was “Safe Behaviour is Key for Prevention of Workplace Injuries”. Tushar Sheladia, Sr. Executive - UtilitiesMechanical, clinched the top prize in Slogan competition (English) while Tapan Shah, Assistant Manager, CPP-Process, was the winner in the Slogan competition (Hindi). Similarly, novel activities like Spot Quiz, Toolbox competition, Risk assessment competition, and Poster competition were organized throughout the week.

Shri Avinash Verma inaugurating the blood donation camp
Shri Avinash Verma inaugurating the blood donation camp
A still from Toolbox Talk competition
Employees participating in risk assessment competition

Blood donation camp organized with support of The Red Cross Society, Bharuch on 5th March 2020, was inaugurated by Shri Avinash Verma, MD-OPaL. Shri Avinash Verma and Shri Manoj Srivastava spoke about the importance of blood donation. Both Shri Avinash Verma and Shri Manoj Srivastava along with several other employees volunteered to donate blood. On the closing day, on 14th March, an exhibition of various innovative safety products was organized. Various manufacturers of international repute participated in the exhibition. Later in the evening, during the closing ceremony, Shri Manoj Srivastava and Shri Saumya Chakrabarti, COO-OPaL, addressed the gathering where a Process Safety Management Booklet was unveiled by Shri Manoj Srivastava. Prizes for the competitions conducted during the week were distributed by HODs. OPaL's Emergency Services i.e. Fire Service, Medical, Security & OCG received special recognition.