Occupational health & safety is a top priority at Asian Paints. We remain focused on our long-term objective of ‘zero accidents’ in the Company and along the value chain.
Training man-hours invested in developing effective health & safety capabilities in our workforce during FY 2017-18
Safe Unsafe Act (SUSA) conversations across cadres in FY 2017-18 for promoting safety culture
Spent in ensuring engineering control through health and safety capex during FY 2017-18
Our people are at the core of our business. Their health and safety are of paramount importance to the Company. As a responsible organisation, we are committed to conducting operations that ensure thehealth & safety of our teams, protect the environment and maintain the integrity of our assets.
Our objective is to expand the safety net at Asian Paints to achieve zero accidents, zero occupational illness and zero incidents of property damage.
All our manufacturing facilities implement industry safety standards and stringently follow them. Occupational health and safety is centrally governed by a Safety Council in the organisation. It is supplemented by Plant Level Apex and Department Safety Committees. Health and safety aspects are covered in all our formal agreements with trade unions and contractors and form part of the Settlement Book.
At Corporate Level
Safety Council provides oversight to ensure continuous performance backed up by the Corporate Quality and Safety (CQS) team
At Plant Level
Apex and Department Safety Committees ensure on-ground support
Monthly to Executive Council & Vice President, Supply Chain
|Total reportable incident severity rate||Total reportable incident frequency rate||Man lost days||Reportable incidents||Number of work-related fatalities||Total man-hours worked|
The above table inlcudes data for our Ankleshwar, Patancheru, Kasna, Sriperumbudur, Rohtak, Khandala, Penta, Phthalic, Sarigam, Taloja and Turbhe units in India.
*includes 6,000 man-days lost for fatality case in 2015
# includes 365 man-days lost on account of one injury that occurred in 2014
O includes 366 man-days lost on account of one injury that occurred in 2014
a includes 365 man-days lost on account of one injury that occurred in 2014
We are committed towards promoting beyond our operations and workplaces. Thus, we encourage people – our team members, customers and communities — to consistently adopt and implement safer habits
Employees pursued to pledge to follow the safety rules
National Safety Week
Road Safety Week
Variety of programmes related to road safety were organised to enhance awareness among stakeholders through numerous activities such as road safety contests, skits capturing safe or unsafe road safety practices and workshops on defensive driving for drivers, among others.
Health Evaluation of Employees
Engagement with Healthspring
Our administrative team organised medical check-up of all employees working at the head office, eliciting
Awareness about operational risks help our people recognise hazardous situations and reduce accidents. Regular trainings across sites enhance risk awareness of our people and help them perform safely.
Suraksha Sarvopari, Transhipment Locations
Training at R&T Centre, Turbhe
Conducted training of emergency response team members followed by a mock drill
Employees participated in the mock drill
Emergency response team members were trained on their roles and responsibilities
Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) programme, Taloja
Safety Stalwart Competition, Sales Depots
Conducted among sales depots with the following scoring parameters every month:
Electrical safety checks at depots
Audit report of material handling equipment checking
Execution of other safety-related activities
Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) Finalisation and Horizontal Deployment , DBU units
Khandala plant's occupational and safety management system was certified as 5-star rated and was awarded with the prestigious 'Sword of Honour 2017' award by the British Safety Council.
Ankleshwar plant was awarded second runner-up in the National Safety Practices Competition organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Engineering Standard for Dust Explosion Hazard
Improved safety at all plants by identifying powder raw materials having dust explosion hazard
Usage Data in new engineering design for ensuring control measures at design stage
Improvement Operational control procedures
Modification The required infrastructure in current plants
Changes The packaging material used (applicable type based on the class)
With the support of General Works Manager (GWM) and Senior Level Management at Plant, a team of 22 employees was identified and training was provided in the following areas:
Smoke chamber rescue operation
Confined space rescue operations
Work at height rescue
Live firefighting training
It is an industry initiative for transport and distribution safety, emergency response, transport security, logistic operation efficiency and fleet management
Time tracking and route information
Two-days workshop on 'Emergency response for handling emergency during transportation of hazardous chemicals' conducted by M/s LCS Servcies India Ltd. at six manufacturing locations