Lanjigarh: Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh Unit has imparted fire safety training to around 1,100 persons, including students, employees and associate partners as part of the 76th National Fire Safety Week.
The company carried out several activities between April 15 and April 20 to educate the community and stakeholders about the importance of fire safety.
Unit COO Rakesh Mohan the main objective of the programme is to spread awareness from the ground-up and educate everyone on the advantages of fire safety and inculcate a culture of safety first as a thought process.
Nearly 500 students from three Government schools – Ashrampada, Basantpada and Lanjigarh SSD High Schools – in Lanjigarh participated in the practical sessions that were designed to be engaging and interactive in nature while over 600 employees and associate partners were educated in fire-fighting techniques and preventive measures.
The training and awareness sessions focused on creating a holistic understanding of fire as a powerful element and in reductions of risks or incidents related to fire.