Observance of 9th October, 2019 as
‘SAIL Safety & Remembrance Day’
On 9th October, 2018 at about 10.30 AM, a major fire occurred while undertaking a protocol job of deblanking of Coke Oven Gas pipelines at Bhilai Steel Plant, as a result of which 14 employees including 5 fire brigade personnel lost their lives.
To pay tribute to the memory of these employees who gave their lives in the line of duty, it has been decided to commemorate this occasion as “SAIL Safety & Remembrance Day”. The aim is to highlight the preventable nature of most of the workplace incidents and to promote awareness campaigns in our fight for bringing improvement in workplace safety standards in SAIL Plants & Units by avoiding recurrence of such / similar incidents in future.
It has been decided that the day shall be observed in all departments of Plants & Units at 10.30 AM on 9th October, 2019.