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Bhushan Steel operates a 5.6 million ton per annum capacity integrated steel plant at Meramandli, Dhenkanal District in Odisha. It aims at the “environment friendly industrial operations” and has committed to improve their environmental performance through an integrated Environment management system which includes organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes.
and resources for developing, implementing, achieving, reviewing and maintaining the environmental standards to ensure sustainable development. In long term our environment management system is based on PDCA (Plan , do, check, act) cycles basis so that the company ensure continual improvement in our environment performance.
Bhusan has established environmental policies and guidelines to set environmental objective and direct our activities to achieve our green goals. It has HSE Sankalp which is being read in every shift by employees. HODs are taken HSE oath on every Monday. Besides above a Monthly HSE Sankalp Diwas is celebrated where all employees gathered at one place and Plant Head administers the oath to reaffirm our commitment towards health, Safety and Environment. It has an environmental policy which guides us to make environmental priorities, set objectives and formulate environmental programs with time bound action plans.
As a good corporate company it ensures to comply with all the environmental related statues. it ensures this by taking all clearances, consents and authorizations and submit all applicable environmental returns in time.
It has installed state-of-art effluent treatment technologies for treatment of effluent generated in different production units. Quality of treated effluent is maintained as per norms and reused within plant complex in various purposes.No effluent is allowed to go out and thus zero discharge status is maintained. Sewage treatment plants have been established for treatment of sewage generated from colonies and offices. Treated water is used in irrigation of green areas in the complex.
ESPs, bag filters, scrubbers, dry fog systems etc have been installed to maintain chimney emissions well with the norms. This helps company to maintain healthy environment in and around the complex
Solid waste management includes proper collection, segregation, storage and reuse eco-friendly manner. Most of the solid wastes are used in sinter making for use in blast furnaces. Blast furnace slag is given to cement manufacturers. Fly ash is disposed into mine void. Colony waste is managed through incinerator.
Environmental monitoring is very important aspect of environment management to know the efficacy of all the pollution control systems deployed. Bhusan has installed the state-of-the-art stack, ambient air, water monitoring systems at various locations in the complex to monitor various parameters of environmental quality on continuous basis so that if anything goes wrong timely corrective actions can be taken.
Bhushan steel has undertaken a massive green drive in BSL campus under which all possible vacant areas are being cleaned and converting into green by planting trees and developing gardens. Till now it has planted about 3 lacs trees in and around complex. also done tree plantation in surrounding areas in collaboration with district Forest Officer. So far the company has achieved 20% green coverage in the complex and n next 3-4 years we will achieve 33% green coverage. In house nursery has been established to cater its horticultural needs.
At Bhushan housekeeping is of prime concern and it is taking utmost care to ensure clean and hygienic work place by doing cleaning of shop floor, roads, drains etc. for good hygiene at workplace, toilets and drinking water points have been provided and now change rooms at different locations have also been facilitated
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