October 11, 2018

Tata Power's Trombay Thermal Power Station conferred with safety award by National Safety Council

Achieves award for the ‘longest accident-free period’ in the ‘power generation, transmission and distribution industrial group’

National: India’s largest integrated power utility, Tata Power’s Trombay Thermal Power Station recently won the safest workplace award from the Maharashtra Chapter of the National Safety Council for achieving the ‘longest accident-free period (more than ten lakh manhours in a year)’  in the ‘power generation, transmission and distribution industrial group’ for the year 2017.

Tata Power Trombay Thermal Power Station team with the National Safety Council award

Shirish Kamat, chief, operations and maintenance, and Hiren M Chauhan, head, safety and fire, Tata Power, received the award on behalf of the Trombay division. SP Rathod, director in charge, industrial safety and health, Government of Maharashtra, was the chief guest at the award ceremony.

“The safety and security of our employees are of prime importance. This award is a testament of Tata Power’s diverse services portfolio with strong precautionary measures ensuring the successful run of our plant without a single industrial accident. We would like to thank the Maharashtra Chapter of the National Safety Council for recognising our efforts,” said Praveer Sinha, CEO and managing director, Tata Power.

The award nomination witnessed active participation from across various industrial sectors in Maharashtra including 1) chemical and fertilisers, 2) heavy engineering, 3) light engineering, 4) paper, 5) sugar, 6) pharmaceuticals, 7) cement, 8) textiles, 9) food products, 10) explosives - ammunition and matches, 11) storage handling and distribution of petroleum products, and 12) power generation, transmission and distribution, which was adjudged by prominent judges from the Directorate of Industrial Safety And Health.