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AM/NS India conducts disaster management mock drill at Paradeep pellet plant

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Paradeep(22/09/2022): ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) has conducted a full-scale disaster management mock drill inside the premises of its Paradeep pellet plant with an aim to improve the emergency preparedness at the plant.
The on-site management team comprising of safety officers and coordinators exhibited a synchronized effort during the mock drill to contain fire in High Speed Diesel (HSD) and conveyor system in the plant with the help of safety equipment and fire fighting system.
This mock drill was witnessed by senior government officials and senior executives from other industries operating at Paradeep. During the mock drill, the command structure for rescue operation was followed and the affected persons were shifted from the place of incident with the help of self-contained breathing apparatus and other emergency response devices.
The senior government officials from the Directorate of Factories and Boilers appreciated AM/NS team members for their efforts in conducting the mock drill and also suggested valuable inputs for betterment.
Attending the demonstration session, G Suresha, Executive Director, Odisha Asset, AM/NS India said, “In the mock drill we saw and learnt how we can be prepared and help each other in case of emergency.
Such drills are very important from a safety point of view.
Emergency preparedness must be adopted inside plant premises to avoid and control any unforeseen situation in the plant.” U.S.R Raju, Head- Pellet Plant, AM/NS India, Sanjeev Kumar Muduli, Head Health and Safety, were joined by other officials in the programme.   AM/NS India is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, two of the world’s leading steel manufacturing organisations.
A leading integrated flat carbon steel producer in India, the company has an achievable crude steel capacity of around 9 million tonnes per annum.
It produces a full diversified range of flat steel products, including value-added steel, and has a pellet capacity of 20 million tonnes.