AREVA Renewable Energies India - Accident-Free 1 Year

September 30, 2012

The Bio Energy Unit of AREVA Renewables (REI) based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India celebrated the completion of 365 days of 'Zero' accidents. This significant milestone was achieved on 23rd Aug 2012 and included EHS in factory and on construction sites. The event was commemorated by having a small function and the distribution of T-shirts bearing the AREVA & Safety logos and sweets.

Speaking on the occasion, Unit Managing Director, Mr. Denis Bauer, emphasized the role of teamwork and a collective will to make the workplace a safe environment. He congratulated all the workers in the workshop and employees on site especially as the team has handled around 350 MT of raw material and components while dispatching finished goods in 21 containers of 40 feet each for the Kogan Creek Project and received over 300 MT of steel for ASI Reliance Receiver under tight deadlines with zero accidents. He also encouraged the employees to carry forward the 'Safety First, Safety Always' attitude into their personal lives as well and never relax where safety is concerned.

The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Director, Mr. Kannan also added that the changes implemented through suggestions from employees after recorded incidents played a key factor in avoiding risky situations and that the unit will surely record many such milestones in the years to come. A similar event will also be held on site as well to acknowledge their contribution towards the achievement.

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