Enhancing Health and Safety Practices

Safety is an essential part of Tata Chemicals' our 'zero harm' approach - Zero Harm to People, Asset and Environment - guides the safety roadmap for the operations and assists us in achieving our business targets.

We are guided and governed by the Tata Code of Conduct:

We shall not compromise safety in the pursuit of commercial advantage. We shall strive to provide a safe, healthy and clean working environment for our employees and all those who work with us.

Safety Priorities and Goals

Enhance Safety Culture by reinforcing Safety Leadership for achieving Target Zero Harm - Zero Harm to People, Asset and Environment

Improved Asset Integrity Programme for the safety of physical assets

Strengthen the Safety Risk Assessment, Audit and Process Safety Management

Focus on improving employee engagement through Line Function Accountability

Standardisation of safety reporting through e-enabled data management system

Zero Harm to People

Reduces serious injuries and eliminates disabilities and deaths

  • Take responsibility and care of teammates by building safety culture
  • Drive health & safety improvements across business

Zero Harm to Assets

Ensures assets reliability and longevity

  • Adhere to Long-term Asset Management Plan (LAMP), safety standard operating procedures and maintenance practices
  • Routine inspection, condition monitoring and change management

Zero Harm to Environment

Advocates environment-friendly business practices

  • Eliminate activities having adverse impact
  • Monitor, benchmark and work with third parties
  • Adopt workflows and technologies that improve environmental performance

Way forward

  • Sustaining the ongoing safety improvement programmes
  • Standardisation and certification of Health & Safety Systems
  • Strengthening of training and certification modules for key trades associated with high risk activities
  • Enhanced focus on Lead Indicators through progressive Safety Index for measurable systematic improvements in Health & Safety

Board Level

Board of Directors; Safety, Health, Environment and Sustainability Committee; Risk Management Committee; Audit Committee)

Providing direction and guidance to the Management to ensure due addressal of safety implications & risks in all ongoing and new strategic initiatives, budgets, positive assurance, audit actions and improvement plans

Management Level

Management Review Council; Global Chemical Council; Risk Management Group; Strategic Business Unit Council; Site Apex Committee; Steering Committee)

Reviewing safety performance, risks and their mitigation plans implementation, audit closure and improvement plans and key safety priorities

Working Committees & Line Functions

(Joint Safety Committees; Departmental Safety Committees; Office Safety Committees; and all Line function including individual company and contract employees)

Implementation of safety as per Management & Board requirement, adhere and ensure that the mandated safety requirements are followed

Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate*

(No. of TRI / million man-hours worked)

Loss Time Injury Frequency Rate*

(1-day away from work)

*Includes all subsidiaries

We witnessed one unfortunate fatal incident in FY 2019-20. A detailed investigation was

carried out and critical gaps were identified to prevent such incidents in future.