Rourkela, Sept 6 (LocalWire): SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant has been certified with latest International Standard ISO 45001:2018 OHSMS pertaining to occupational health and safety management system.
RSP has come first amongst all SAIL plants to be certified with the latest standard.
In a function organised at HRD centre, Rourkela Steel Plant CEO Dipak Chattaraj unveiled the certificate.
Raj Vir Singh, ED (P&A), Gautam Banerjee, ED (Works), D K Mohapatra, ED (MM) and many senior officers of the plant were present on the occasion.
The certification audit was held from 12-16 March by Messers BVIL (Bureau Veritas India Limited), Kolkata.
The audit was conducted by S K Akhouri, S Majumdar and C B Singh, all auditors of Messers BVIL in 24 work units of the plant.
The new standard replaces the earlier OHSAS 18001:2007 System.
Adoption of ISO 45001 system will enable the organisation to provide safe and healthy workplaces.
The scope of this system is ‘Production and Supply of various primary, intermediate and finished steel products including support services and it is implemented for 24 primary units of work area of RSP.
The departments include Coke Ovens, CCD, blast furnaces, oxygen plant, sintering plant II & III, lime and dolomite brick plant, calcining plant II, steel melting shop I & II, power and blowing station, plate mill, new plate mill, special plate plant, hot strip mill, pipe plants, cold rolling mill, silicon steel mill, mechanical shop, traffic and raw materials, power distribution, ore bedding and blending plant, crane maintenance and four associated units of HRD Centre, occupational health services centre, safety engineering department and fire services.