Consulting Engineers association of India (CEAI) , the apex body of consulting engineers in the country is organising a webinar on ‘Safety in engineering’ with focus on safety at work place on September 29, 2020 .
“Safety in Engineering must be considered for all aspects and in all stages of the lifecycle of all built or manufactured assets. Hence, the webinar will introduce the overall concept of Safety considering the intricacies involved right from the lowest rung Worker to the Chief Executive. The status and the future would also be presented and how digitalisation can go a long way in improving safety at the workplace.” Said Mr Amitabha Ghosal, President , Consulting Engineers Association o India (CEAI) .
“The economic down turn has seriously affected industrial activity in the country. Total impact of the same is still to be realized. This has called for innovative management practices including financial, technical and marketing interventions to ensure total cost effectiveness in the operations. Safety in operations has been realized to be an important component that contributes to controlling the cost of production and thereby has a direct impact on cost effective production of industrial products. This effect is not fully realized when safety is considered as stand alone competent of manufacturing operation.” Said Mr Ghosal
Eminent engineering safety experts from India and abroad participating in the webinar will include Dr Nikhil Bugalia Visiting Assistant Professor Building Technology and Construction Management Group Department of Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Technology,Dr. NKrishnamurthy Founding Director Centre for Workplace Safety and Health, Mysuru Safety Consultant and Trainer, Singapore Mr M Nachiappan DGM (EHS) Building & Factories IC L&T Construction,Dr Harshavardhan Subbarao Chairman & Managing Director Construma Consultancy Member Governing Council- CEAI Chairman, CEAI-Western Region Mr Sanjay Pant, Head Civil Engineering, Bureau of Indian Standards, Mr Devendra Gill, Head Safety, Delhi Metro Prof A S Sangapurkar, National Institute of Construction Management and Research
Some of the subjects that will be discussed at the webinar will include complexity, safety & leadership, status and future of workplace safety in india, digitalisation for safety