The safety and health of every IGL employee and preservation
of the environment is an integral part of the company's corporate
policy. By investing in elaborate safety measures, the company
ensures that its employees are assured a safe working environment
and that the company's ecological footprint is minimal.
IGL has set up a number of systems to ensure the safety of
the company's plants and personnel. As always, the first line
of defence remains prevention. Systems and operations are
therefore designed to prevent the smallest of mishaps that
could lead to accidents.
As a part of the safety protocol, IGL has laid down strict
safety norms that employees, irrespective of their position
in the organisation, have to follow. The success of this elementary
measure is reflected in the company's excellent safety track
record and the number of awards bestowed by national and international
organisations in recognition of the safe working environment
IGL has been able to secure for its employees. Additionally,
the following measures have been taken to continually monitor
Safety Committee to review and upgrade safe working practices
has been set up.
management plan is in place.
have been set up to record and report any accident. All
reported incidents are thoroughly investigated and corrective
action taken for preventing similar occurrences in the
of appropriate protective equipment and gear with usage
being strictly monitored to ensure safety.
safety training programmes are conducted to train employees.
incentive schemes that serve to motivate employees to
follow safe working practices are in operation.
The company maintains its own fire station, fully equipped
with fire tenders, modern communication facilities and an
elaborate auto fire hydrant system, deluge systems, MVWS systems,
and fixed foam systems, in addition to other equipment operated
by trained experts.
Live fire training drills are periodically organised to provide
hands-on training and create confidence among employees.
At IGL, employee health is a paramount consideration. The
company has a medical centre at the factory with basic amenities
and qualified and experienced medical and paramedical staff
in attendance at all times to meet any contingency. An ambulance
is also available.
All employees are required to undergo annual medical check-ups
for the timely diagnosis of health problems. The company also
offers a mediclaim policy that provides for healthcare expenses
and other benefits to employees and their family members.
IGL believes in the principles of good corporate citizenship
that mandate the active contribution of companies towards
preserving the environment. Accordingly, IGL has incorporated
in its operations systems to ensure minimal environmental
The company has made substantial capital investments to ensure
proper treatment of generated effluents to meet all relevant
regulatory requirements. Additionally, the company has undertaken
the following initiatives:
project, which has generated an enthusiastic response
facility to produce natural manure. Farmers use the bio-compost
as an environmentally friendly substitute to chemical
also developed a green belt around its factory where approximately
65,000 trees of various species have been planted.
also achieved zero discharge from its ethanol plants by
adopting ferti-irrigation, bio-composting, RO and concentration
followed by incineration, to conserve fossil fuel.
The company is also actively working on various projects
targeted towards developing a Clean Development Mechanism