The scenario was a leak in the rundown line of one of the LPG spheres in the plant area. The mock drill was conducted under the guidance of Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories N Umaithurai of the state government. The observers were posted at strategic locations to check the effectiveness.
All the respective departments including Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) participated in mock drill and played their roles effectively.
A debriefing session was held in the evening by CPCL managing director K K Acharya in which Umaithurai, Operation director K Balachandran and all other officials as per the On-site Emergency Plan attended the meeting.
The Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories appreciated the efforts taken by CPCL in successfully conducting the mock drill.
He added that CPCL has always shown keen interest in implementing the statutory requirements and has been a forerunner in effecting safety measures to safeguard the neighbouring industries in the Manali area. The observers presented their views and suggestions which were noted for compliance.