Sterlite conducts mock drill exercise twice a year to ascertain the preparedness in case of any emergency in the plant. A mock drill on fire fighting and rescue operations was held in which all the emergency coordinators and team members actively participated. They demonstrated their role in the fire fighting and rescue operations.
Mr. N R Sadhanandam, Deputy Chief Inspectorate of Factories, Tuticorin who witnessed the mock drill lauded all the team members and management for their efforts and expressed satisfaction on the emergency response procedures of the plant.
Mr.VinodWagh, General Manager – Engineering Service, Sterlite Copper said that the main objective of the mock drill is to ensure the preparedness for any emergency and working of the fire fighting systems so as to give assurance of safety to the public. He also added that the plant is equipped with modern fire fighting facilities and alarm systems to manage any on-site emergencies.
Sterlite Copper has assisted the district administration on numerous fire fighting occasions and has been appreciated by the government officials and public.
Mr. P Divakaran, General Manager, Operations, Mr.SandeepAcharya, Manager, Fire & Safety and Dr.R.Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer, Sterlite Copper were among the officials present.