Technology Strategy for Improved Safety Management in Steel Industry

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Year : 2023 | Volume :8 | Issue : 1 | Page : 28-40
By

    Santosh Kumar

  1. Mansih Madhav

  2. Chandan Kumar, Smita Toppo

  3. Y. Singh, N. Mondal

  4. D. Kumar

  1. R&D Centre for Iron and Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, Bokaro, Jharkhand, India
  2. R&D Centre for Iron and Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, Bokaro, Jharkhand, India
  3. R&D Centre for Iron and Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, Bokaro, Jharkhand, India
  4. R&D Centre for Iron and Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, Bokaro, Jharkhand, India
  5. R&D Centre for Iron and Steel, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, Bokaro, Jharkhand, India

Abstract

In last three-four decades, complete technological revolutions have been underwent in Iron and Steel industries. In a relatively short time, the steel industry has observed the almost elimination of hazard and cost inefficient old technologies to state-of-the-art technologies. Strategy for sustainable development is to increase the production value along with other aspects such as techno-economic effectiveness, effective utilization of resources, projection of occupational health and safety, and environment of employees and surroundings. Presently in spite of all efforts to improve technical facilities as well as management-controlled system, accidents are still taking place. The reason is inability to identify and remove the root causes. In this article, an effort has been made to explain what these technical and Management Control Systems are and how to generate and implement such systems which can really avert accidents. Although things are improving, but, process must be accelerated to achieve ‘Zero Accident’ status. Paper also describes the return of investment on safety either in tangible or intangible benefit.

Keywords: Industrial safety, safety audit, cost of safety, iron and steel, sustainable development

[This article belongs to Journal of Industrial Safety Engineering(joise)]

How to cite this article: Santosh Kumar, Mansih Madhav, Chandan Kumar, Smita Toppo, Y. Singh, N. Mondal, D. Kumar , Technology Strategy for Improved Safety Management in Steel Industry joise 2023; 8:28-40
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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 1
Received December 2, 2020
Accepted January 25, 2021
Published January 25, 2023