December 19, 2020

AOD Digboi Refinery Conducts Onsite Disaster Mock Drill

IOCL AOD Digboi Refinery conducted an onsite disaster mock drill (level 2) with the aim of checking its preparedness action and assessing response to combat any emergency or disaster situation.

Team AOD Digboi Refinery came forward with significant action as the activities of the drill unfolded in line with the approved Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) of Digboi Refinery as well as the scenario approved by ED & RH, AOD Refinery.

The emergency response teams took over their positions to control the situation, which was created by a preapproved-scenario involving “Profuse Leakage of Naptha from the Valve Flange Joint of 4” Receiving Line of Tank 604 and fire due to spark from Electric Light Mast Junction Box.”

Fire Services reached on time and Ambulances also reached on time to check any injury. The exercise was aimed at reducing or avoiding the potential losses from hazards by assuring prompt and appropriate assistance to victims of disaster, and achieving rapid and effective recovery of any other loss or damage.

K K Sarma, CGM (T) as the Chief Incident Controller, after assessing the situation declared ‘all clear’. Mutual Aid was provided by Oil India Limited, Duliajan, AGCL, Duliajan, NEEPCO Kothalguri & BCPL, Dibrugarh.

Subsequent to the onsite drill action, a debriefing session was organised maintaining all social distancing norms. The debriefing session was chaired by N K Barua CGM (TS & HSE) as 1st Alternate Unit Head of ERDMP, K K Sarma CGM (T) and other senior executives of related departments, ERDMP functionaries and observers assembled in Assembly Point near Skill Development Centre. This drill was conducted in accordance with all necessary precautions concerning the COVID scenario in line with advisory received from HSE-RHQ.

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