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Vedanta launches ‘V-Safe’ mobile app to bolster workforce safety in Jharsuguda

15/09/2021 at 12:58 PM

Bhubaneswar, September 15: Vedanta Aluminium has launched a safety mobile application called ‘V-Safe’ at its largest aluminium smelter in Jharsuguda to bolster its safetyculture.

V-Safe is the latest digital intervention in a long line of technology-led augmentations that Vedanta Aluminium has deployed to ensure heightened safety awareness and performance with active participation of the workforce.

The V–Safe mobile app, which is available for use by both Vedanta employees and business partners, provides a robust monitoring system along with graphical analytics to track safety performance across various functions.

Launching the V–Safe App along with Rahul Sharma, CEO – Aluminium Business, Deepak Prasad, Dy. CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, said, “Vedanta’s operations are governed by robust safety standards and our business imperatives are founded on the premise of ‘Zero Harm, Zero Waste & Zero Discharge’. We have deployed best practices in safety management, adopted digital solutions to minimize human intervention in operational processes, and put in place a strong safety leadership. We foster a‘Culture of Care’ thataims to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and business partners, while providing them with an encouraging and empowering work environment.”

Speaking about Vedanta Jharsuguda’s safety-first culture, Venkatesh Hadapad, General Manager of Thyssenkrupp Industries India Pvt Ltd., which is Vedanta’s partner for operation & maintenance in CarbonPlant, added, “An effective safety-first culture requires continuous improvement in the safety management system. It gives us a sense of safety and contentment to work with the Vedanta Jharsuguda, as the team is constantly learning from and incorporating global best practices and processes to create a safe working environment for all its stakeholders.”

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