• Full salaries to be paid to temporary workers, daily wage earners if they fail to join work for COVID 19 related issues
• Massive awareness drive in regional languages inside the plant, colony, for workers and truck drivers
• Strict instructions for employees to follow guidelines of the government and the company
Narendrapur: Tata Steel BSL has formed a Review Committee to supervise measures taken to combat the deadly virus COVID-19.
” We are constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation across our locations and are also ensuring regular communication with our workforce”, said a company spokesman.
” part of the guidelines from our group, we will pay full salaries to the temporary workers and daily wage earners for the months of March and April 2020 even if the workers are unable to work due to either quarantine measures, site closures, plant shutdowns or other reasons due the outbreak of Covid-19.”
Beside other measures like, prohibition of biometric punching for attendance, deployment of Infrared thermometer gun to screen incoming employees at the main gate, hand sanitizers and encouragement of its use at all the canteens, guest houses, office premises, entry gates, etc have been undertaken. Employees working in non-essential services have been asked to work from home or come in rotation basis.
“Self-quarantine has been advised for two weeks for employees who return from traveling abroad and also to intimate the state government in its portal. Employees who have visited to the states in India where positive cases have been reported are intimating the management and being quarantined for 14 days,” said the spokesman.