Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), WB had organized the Corporate Classroom, Session 5 on 26th September, 2020 in online mode. The Topic for discussion was: Managing Workplace Safety: A Soft Skill with Hard Consequences, a relatively new and interesting area.
The keynote speaker Mr. Durganand Thakur, Vice-President, Vodafone-Idea Ltd, provided the participants with information about and insight into the workings of the Telecom Industry – globally and nationally – highlighting major aspects of safety management involved and implemented there. The participants were also informed about promising career prospects in safety management in engineering. India as a vast country provides immense opportunities in the field of workplace safety. Mr. Thakur pointed out that in India, the telecom industry is second largest in terms of subscribers and also second largest in minutes of usage due to huge population. Therefore the scope of employment is immense. Moreover, telecommunication is a 24/7 operation and people are working for 24/7 also. Thus, people associated with this industry need to be responsible. In this context Mr. Thakur highlighted the need of safety management across industries also.
Industries Requiring Safety Professionals
Commenting only available for logged in users