Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health, Maharashtra & Late Narayan Meghaji Lokhande Maharashtra Institute of Labour Studies, Mumbai jointly organised three days Workshop on “Industrial Safety & Health” for Nagpur and Akola regions from 14th to 16th Oct 2019 at Udyam Sabhagruh, Nagpur.
Jayant Moharkar, I/c Addl Director of Industrial Safety & Health, Nagpur informed about objective of organising this three days workshop under the guidance of Dr Mahendra Kalyankar, (IAS), Hon. Director of Industrial Safety & Health, Mumbai. Such type of workshop was conducted in all over Maharashtra and this being the 9th Batch of workshop. He said the goal of the workshop is to achieve ‘Zero Accident’ in industries.
The workshop was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Suresh Rathi, President of Vidarbha Industries Association on 14th October. In his inaugural address, he said safety for employees of any organization is must and one should not be compromised on it. Organisation must conduct frequently Industrial Safety related programs at their units, which will not only help to prevent but protect them from accidents and increase productivity also. He further said related to “Industrial safety in the organisation, Government is coming forward to bring safety culture in industries.
Dr. P M Kadukar, Dy Director, Regional Labour Institute, Mumbai said the integrated system aims to detect, minimize, and eliminate hazards and risks associated with labour practices, as well as to attain occupational and industrial safety objectives. He appreciated the initiatives taken by the State Government for organising such type of workshop in all over Maharashtra.
Legal aspect was covered by A B Kamble, Rtd Jt Director of Industrial Safety & Health on “Legal Provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 and Maharashtra Factories Rules, 1963 and Amendments.”
Subsequently after inaugural session dignitaries visited Exhibition of “Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs)”. Machine Safety, Fire Safety, Chemical Safety and Electrical Safety, etc. topics will be covered during three days workshop.
Earlier, Jayant Moharkar welcomed Suresh Rathi with floral bouquet and memento and Sharad Dhanvijay, Dy Director of DISH, Nagpur welcomed Dr. P.M. Kadukar and V. Nikole, Jt Director (Incharge), Industrial Safety & Health, Akola with floral bouquets and mementoes. Pallavi Gampawar, Dy Director of DISH, Nagpur conducted the proceedings and also proposed a formal vote of thanks.
Workshop was attended by S D Thankhiwale, Rtd Jt Director – DISH; Suresh Pandilwar, Co-Chairman of VIA HRD Forum and representatives from industrial units from GMR Energy Ltd, Chandrapur; KEC International Ltd., Nagpur, Sunflag Iron & Steel Company Ltd, Bhandara, Bajaj Steel Inds Ltd, Hindalco Inds Ltd, Gimatex Inds, Wardha, Mahalaxmi TMT Pvt Ltd, Wardha; Windals Precision Pvt Ltd., Nagpur; Eros Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd; Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Rallis India Ltd., (Agro-Chemical Divn.); Maharashtra Insecticides, Hindusthan Unilever Ltd., Khamgaon, Dist – Buldhana; Unilever Industries Pvt Ltd, Khamgaon, Dist- Buldhana; Benzo Chem Industries Pvt. Ltd, Malakapur Dist-Buldhana; Benzo Chem Industries Pvt Ltd, Tq. Malkapur, Dist. Buldana. Gujrat Ambuja Exports Ltd, Akola. Raymond UCO Denim Ltd, Dist. Yavatmal. Rattan India Power Ltd, Dist. Amravati; Raymond Luxury Cottons Ltd, Amravati.
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