Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, conducted a training camp wherein employees and business partners were oriented on the basics of first aid, use of automated external defibrillators and artificial manual breathing units, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) through demonstrations.
First aid is a critical pillar in the company’s approach to occupational health, and more than 1000 employees and business partners received training in the process. Vedanta Jharsuguda has more than 800 certified first-aiders across its operations.
Speaking about the company’s occupational health and safety endeavours, Sunil Gupta, CEO – Vedanta Limited, Jharsuguda, said, “We are nurturing a ‘culture of care’ where the health and wellbeing of our employees and business partners is prioritized. Our occupational health endeavours are aimed at ensuring multi-dimensional wellbeing of our workforce. Beyond operations, we have a wide spectrum of basic and specialized health services for the local communities, which are aimed at improving the quality of life in the region.”