Health And Safety Management

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We consider the health and safety of our employees to be our topmost priority. When dealing with hazardous substances we take various precautions.

Hazard Analysis: 

  • Each vessel is beached on plot to pro-actively avoid any accidents on the yard
  • As per the vessel’s hazardous factors, safety objects required are planned in the safety room
  • Doctors on the yard monitor the health of the workers periodically
  • Separate infrastructure for dealing with hazardous materials
  • Employees handling asbestos are regularly tested for respiratory ailments and allotted jobs in rotation with continuous training in order to curb over exposure to limited individuals
  • Separate medical wing for employees’ check up

All Employees Are Provided Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Boiler suits – IS9473 standard
  • Safety shoes – EN 345 standard
  • Eye protection gear – ANIS standard
  • Gloves – CE standard
  • Non return valve based gas cutting equipment
  • Dust control mask – ISI standard
  • Asbestos handling respiratory based personal protective system:
    EN/NFPA 1981, NIOSH, ISI standards

Our protective equipment is appropriately in alliance with the national and international safety marks

Winch Safety: 

  • Our gears and open revolving machinery involved with winch construction meet the safety standards
  • Workers with personal protection equipment supervise wire ropes behind the winch
  • Trays are stored with wire ropes to avoid land contamination
  • Competent personnel as per legal requirements regularly carry out winch inspection: wire ropes, shackles, etc

Crane Safety: 

  • Every crane is regularly maintained in a good working condition
  • Protective glass sheets are fitted on the cranes
  • Audible horn and mode of communication between the crane driver and guide is maintained
  • Competent authorities regularly inspect load testing, hooks and shackles

Working At Heights : 

  • Gas cutters at work on ship utilize safety belts
  • Only trained gas cutters are permitted to go on board for cutting
  • Constant supervision and helpers when working at heights

ILO Compliance:

ILO is the International Labour Organization which is a multi-governmental organization consisting of various work and labour guidelines for healthy work practices. In 2003, guidelines were provided for Asian countries and Turkey regarding safe and healthy ship breaking practices. At Priya Blue, we follow all the following norms and requisites:

  • Reporting of work related incidents and diseases
  • Regular Health check-ups of our workers
  • Management of hazardous substances
  • Training staff and workers periodically
  • Emergency vigilance and welfare of our employees
  • Ship recycling facility management plan
  • Ship recycling plan

Reporting from the initial to the final stages of the recycling process

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