Health & Safety

Hazard Analysis

  • Hazard analysis is done with respect to each ship that is beached on the plot so as to proactively avoid any incidents in the yard.
  • Based on this ship-specific hazard analysis, the Leela Health and Safety team plans the health and safety items required in the safety room. Health monitoring of workers and staff is regularly done on the yard by doctors.
  • Asbestos handlers are periodically tested for respiratory ailments and they are kept in rotation with continuous training to avoid over-exposure to limited individuals.

PPE used in various processes

All the workers and staff members working in the yard are given personal protective equipment such as :
  • Boiler suits
  • Safety shoes
  • Eye protection gears
  • Gloves
  • Non return valve based gas cutting equipment
  • Dust control masks
  • Asbestos-handling respiratory protective system
  • All the personal protective equipment used carries appropriate safety marks of national and international standards.

Winch Safety

  • All the gears and open revolving machinery involved in winch construction is adequately covered for the safety of workers around the winch
  • The wire rope kept behind the winch is handled by workers with adequate PPE, like gloves.
  • Trays are kept to store wire ropes to avoid land contamination
  • Regular winch inspection is carried out by competent people, as per legal requirements
  • Regular inspection of wire ropes, shackles, etc, is carried out by competent people, as per legal requirements

Crane Safety

  • All the cranes are maintained in a good working condition
  • Protective glass sheets are available on cranes
  • Audible horns and other modes of communication between the crane driver and the guide are regularly maintained to avoid trips or fall of items carried by the crane.
  • Regular inspection is done with respect to load testing, hooks, and shackles by competent people

Working on heights

  • Safety belts are used by gas cutters working on heights on ships
  • Only trained gas cutters are allowed to go on board for cutting
  • Workers working on heights are always accompanied by supervisors and helpers around the working area