Wednesday, March 22, 2023

DoP ‘Electrical Safety Week’ culminates

The week-long “Electrical Safety Week” observed by the Department of Power culminated on February 10 where Dimapur electrical division conducted various activities. The safety week has been organised under the theme, “Safety by Choice not by Chance”.
In a press statement, executive engineer Dimapur electrical division, said that division organised pamphlets carrying messages on causes of Electrical shocks, IE Act for mandatory clearance between live conductor from building and ground, Do’s & Don’ts with electrical appliances. The pamphlets were distributed to every consumers in all revenue cash counters. An official programme was held in the division, where the importance to follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) was explained to all Operation and Maintenance staff of the Division.
SOP Booklets were also distributed to all employees and live demo on how to fix and utilize electrical safety gears were carried out.
Instruction/checklist for giving shutdown and recharging lines were installed in control rooms of all 66/33 kV and 33/11 kV Substations and fuse call rooms was also conducted. The team of officers also visited every Control Rooms where proper briefing and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) booklet were distributed to employees.
Meanwhile, the division appealed every responsible citizen and working staff of Dimapur district to follow laid down rules to avoid unwanted electrical accidents.

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