1 Helmet Environment Health Safety Oct 2013 - Mar 2014 Volume - 4 Issue - 3. Safety Month kicks off with Zero Incident as goal Focus This issue of Helmet covers an interesting collection of EHS based stories that range Contents from electrical safety, water conservation, dust protection to safe piling operations. Helmet also welcomes on board Mr. Stephen Phillip Storey, who has joined us recently, as Buildings and 6. 32. Head EHS, of Heavy Civil Infrastructure. He brings with him a rich and varied, world-wide Transportation experience in the domain of EHS. Wishing Mr. Infrastructure.
2 Storey all success in his career with L&T. The lead story is on the safety month inaugural function held at HQ which has spurred several interesting and meaningful activities Heavy Civil Infrastructure .. 35. 37. at the sites and at HQ as well. A glimpse of the Water & Effluent road safety week walkathon also finds a place in this issue apart from other EHS events Treatment .. including appreciation and certifications. Hope that you find these articles useful and interesting. Power Transmission &. Distribution .. 40. Happy reading. Larsen & Toubro Oman .. 53. Editor : V. S. Ramana Metallurgical And Material Handling.
3 57. Editorial team : Vinod Jacob Chacko V. Ramesh Kumar | Gopi Kannan. S. Ashwin Chand | Mayura. K. Subha Anand | Shamala Nadendla Content by : M. Kamarajan | P. Nagarajan | Kumar Shailendra Md Quaisar Imam Sathyanarayana Seelamanthula Murali Krishnan | Kaliappan Nick Abalde | V. Balaji Mathivanan Palaniappan S. Anantha Prasanna Venkatesh Photography : V. S. Natanavelu | R. Vijay Kumar Design & layout : Global Print Design, Chennai Human chain in the form of L&T Logo done as part of safety month celebrations at one of PT&D (International) project sites at UAE. Ushering in the New Year with a focus on EHS.
4 Safety month inauguration A. s is customary at L&T, January was again observed as Safety Month' and was kicked off with an Inaugural Function at L&T Construction's HQ in Manapakkam that saw a fair representation of the leadership team as well as employees. To achieve the goal of ZERO INCIDENT', was what Mr. Satish, Senior Vice President & Head - Buildings & Factories IC, emphasized in his welcome address, and the need for all stakeholders including line leaders, HR, P&M, Procurement and other Service Units to participate in achieving this objective. He highlighted the initiatives taken up through Suraksha Jeet which was launched by KV & SNS.
5 To institutionalize best EHS practices, across project businesses. He also mentioned about the Safety Innovation School (SiS) at Kancheepuram that is being established to provide experiential learning on safety covering practical aspects of high risk activities. Though there was significant improvement in L&T. Construction's EHS performance, he warned that there was still a long way to go and urged everyone to provide unstinted support and guidance to take EHS to greater heights and help the organization attain global EHS benchmarking across all its operations. Mr. Kumar Shailendra Chief Environment Health &.
6 Safety (EHS) Manager, PT&D then administered the safety pledge. In his inaugural speech, Mr. S. N. Subrahmanyan, Member of the Board & Senior Executive Vice President (Infrastructure & Construction) stressed the role of safety in the construction business. He sought further improvement in the Company's safety performance and greater effort to achieve global benchmarking in EHS implementation. EHS implementation, he felt, was a collective responsibility that required a positive mindset. He emphasized the need to aim for zero incidents across operations and urged the safety team to explore possibilities of unique technological interventions which could improve EHS implementation without deviations including housekeeping.
7 Helmet Oct'13 - Mar'14 3. organization-wide program for safety cultural transformation. He informed that around 30 EHS initiatives for selective implementation at project businesses were being taken up through Suraksha Jeet and thanked the leadership team for their unstinted support. Mr. V. Balaji, Head, Environment Health & Safety (EHS), W&RE IC, announced the events for the month long celebrations which included Road Safety Walkathon, Road Safety Awareness Program, EHS Quiz Competition, First-aid and CPR, Domestic Safety, Housekeeping Campaign, Fire Drill, Safety Exhibition, Office Ergonomics, EHS Slogan and Poster Competitions.
8 In his vote of thanks, Mr. M Kamarajan, Advisor, Environment Health & Safety (EHS), B&F IC thanked the gathering for their participation and reiterated the importance of communication and the role of EHS personnel in facilitating EHS implementation in coordination with Mr. Satish, Senior Vice President & Head - Buildings &. the line management. He said that visible demonstration Factories delivered the welcome address of commitment to safety would play a key role in effective Sharing a perspective on the journey of Suraksha Jeet, implementation of EHS endeavors. On behalf of the EHS.
9 Mr. K N Sen, Head, Health Safety & Environment (HSE), team, he reaffirmed the commitment to take the journey HCP said that the effort was to align EHS implementation forward towards safety cultural transformation. levels with global standards though a comprehensive, Mr. Satish, Senior Vice President & Head - Buildings &. Factories delivered the welcome address 4 Helmet Oct'13 - Mar'14. Safety Innovation School takes root at Kanchipuram T. he construction work for the Safety Innovation This initiative is aligned to the organization's commitment School (SiS), at L&T Kanchipuram Campus began on, towards achieving excellence in safety and bringing about 3rd January 2014 with a ground breaking ceremony.
10 A safety cultural transformation through Suraksha Jeet'. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. Satish, Senior Some of the facilities envisaged: Vice President & Head - Buildings & Factories IC and several senior executives participated in this milestone yy Simulation for ladders, fall from height, walkway access event. and scaffolds yy Rigging SiS is being developed on global standards and will yy Confined space have the distinction of being the first such school in the construction sector in India. SiS will provide experiential yy Smoke chamber learning on safety that covers practical aspects of high yy Soil collapse simulation risk activities.