objective of OPGC is to provide safe, clean, reliable power
to the community and we give the utmost priority to safety
of its own employees, contract labourers, visitors, suppliers,
strategy for preventing accidents starts while entering into
plant premises. It is mandatory for all employees to enter inside
plant with safety helmets, safety shoes and safety glasses. Visitors,
suppliers and outsiders are provide with safety shoes, helmets,
glasses and a booklet containing emergency preparedness measures
( if any accident occurs during his stay inside plant) before
entering into the plant.
case of any accident , dangerous occurrence, an internal inquiry
committee is set up for investigating the causes and corrective
measures are taken as per recommendation of that committee.
the happenings of accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss
case are intimated to Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers
without concealing anything. The same are recorded for analysis,
and intimated to statutory authorities. Safety and first aid
training are imparted to all its employees by Expert Faculties
from outside regularly. National Safety Day, Fire Day, Electrical
Safety week, Chemical Disaster Day is observed sincerely to
keep the awareness of safety among the people alive.
has developed Standard Operating Guidelines, Standard Maintenance
Practices for each equipment and also safe operating procedures
for the process related jobs. We have a fully developed medical
center with specialists and medical equipment. First aid boxes
have been provided to each Department and almost all the employees
have been imparted First Aid Training. It has developed On Site
Emergency Planning for emergency preparedness. As the plant is
handling chlorine, hydrogen and light diesel oil for the process
requirement the company has developed its own evacuation planning,
warning/alarm system, fully trained combat and rescue team.
mock drill is conducted for chlorine safety and fire safety where
people undergo hands on practical training so that they can operate
safety appliances at the time of accidents and hazards.
company has also extended the awareness campaign to local level.
It conduct meetings and discussions among nearby villages for
creating awareness on electrical safety and emergency preparedness
for chlorine leakage.
has developed safety manual containing Permit to Work System
for confined space, Hot Work and other Maintenance Jobs. The
isolation procedures and release of permit are checked thoroughly
to avoid any type of accidents.
Audits are undertaken every alternate year by different national
agencies as well as by AES audit Team.
by its commitment for Safe Power, OPGC has declared a well-defined in this regard.