Published On: Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

Mock Drill Conducted at IFFCO plant premises

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iffcoParadip : IFFCO Paradip unit conducted mock drill in case of ammonia leakage. Based on the information received from the Ammonia Control room, the HOD informed the Unit Head-cum-Sr. General Manager Sri A K Panda and it was declared as On-site emergency. At that time, it was alerted through sirens with the Plant. Based on the information received by the Unit Head, he immediately rushed to the Ammonia site and saw the leakage of ammonia as mock drill. The due maintenance job was taken up immediately by the maintenance team to arrest the ammonia leakage and declared cleared.

IFFCO’s Fire & Safety department team vacated the area and took all the precautionary measures and controlled the leakage. Senior officials of PPL, IOCL Refinery and IOCL Pipeline representatives HSE were also present after getting call for help during the mock drill conducted by the IFFCO Paradip Unit.

Feedback was taken from the neighboring plants regarding the mock drill of IFFCO. On this occasion Sri Manoj Kumar Panda, Asst. Director of (F&B) was also present and addressed the gatherings. He expressed that IFFCO has efficiently handled the mock drill.

The District Administration was informed of the mock drill. The Asst. Director (Factories & Boilers) appreciated the efforts of IFFCO to tackle the emergency well within time and arrested the leakage.

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