Hindustan Zinc Launches “Aarohan” – a Safety Excellence Drive

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“My Safety My Responsibility” – Safety Mascot Launched

INDIACSR News Network

CEO Akhilesh Joshi-addressingUDAIPUR: Hindustan Zinc today announced the launch of its special safety drive “AAROHAN”, a Safety Excellence Journey, in association with M/s DuPont, which is being taken as a major step towards safety of employees.

On this occasion the company also launched its Safety Mascot that says “My Safety My Responsibility”.

Meaning, safety has to be embedded within every one and each one has to be responsible for following all safety norms.

Hindustan Zinc’s operations are based in Rajasthan in Bhilwara where it has the world’s largest zinc producing mine, at Chittorgarh where it has the world largest single location zinc smelting complex.

Also at Rajsamand, the company has mines at Dariba & Sindesar Khurd and a smelting location at Dariba. Zinc-Lead mines are also located at Zawar.

M/s DuPont has been appointed to run this safety initiative which has simultSafety Drive at HZLaneously started at all the location of Hindustan Zinc today. The company is looking to achieve a position of ‘zero harm’ to the employees.

M/s DuPont is an American company which has over 20 years of rich experience in dealing with similar programs. The company also formally announced this association today and the campaign started.

Mr. Akhilesh Joshi, the Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Zinc launched the safety drive in ChaAuidance at Safety Drive at HZLnderiya Smelting Complex, Chittorgarh where the District Collector Mr. Ravi Jain inaugurated the campaign.

In Rajsamand where the company has mines and smelting complex, the District Collector – Mr. Yashwant B. Preetam launched the campaign and also present was Mr. Sunil Duggal – Chief Operating Officer of Hindustan Zinc.

Mr. D.C. Saxena – Director General Mines and Safety launched the campaign at Rampura Agucha Mine in Bhilwara where Mr. Kabir Ghosh, Head – Technical (Mining), HZL was also present. Mr. Amitabh Gupta – Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President – Mr. H.K. Mehta of Hindustan Zinc launched the campaign at Zinc Smelter Debari and Zawar Mines respectively in Udaipur.

The CEO of Hindustan Zinc Mr. Akhilesh Joshi expressed his views on safety, “safety is our utmost priority and keeping this in mind, the company has engaged with M/s DuPont, to set newer standards of safety in the company.”

Also present on this occasion were senior officials of the company, federation representatives, senior officials of M/s DuPont and a number of regular and contract employees. The program also administered safety pledge by all and other activities like safety quiz, skit and exhibition.

Coloured MascotThe word “AAROHAN” has also been devised by Hindustan Zinc employees that have been finalized after an internal contest.

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