Safety and security information

Karaikal Port is an ISPS compliant port facility and current Security level is Two.

Dy Port Facility Security Officer:-

Mr. Suresh Singh Bogal
Mobile No: 9500048355

Fire & Safety

Fire & Safety at Karaikal Port (KPPL) aims for Zero accident inside premises and strives to provide the hazard free work atmosphere with respect to Health and Safety of the personnel. To accomplish the same KPPL has qualified Fire & Safety Officers and Skilled Fire Fighters, and the Team is available in Port on 24 X 7 Basis. The Team supports Cargo Department and Engineering Services, on their routine and non routine activities to complete the task without any Accident / Incident during the process. Apart from regular support to the core department Fire & Safety Team will also carry out Regular rounds inside the port premises to notice violations and non compliances. All the work permits are routed through the Fire & Safety department to make sure the strict adherence to the Standard operating procedures. Team will make a Fire Audit regularly to keep the work atmosphere free from Fire Hazard.

Safety Training

Main core area of the Fire & Safety department is to create the awareness among the work force about Port Safety requirement, Job specific Safety requirements and Emergency preparedness .To do the Same Fire and Safety department regularly conducts the Training program to the workforce on regular basis

  • Safety Induction Training : This Training is given to all newly Joined workforce about Port safety requirements and Department specific Safety requirements .Apart from this each contractor are welcomed to the port premises after the Kick of Meeting. This ensures contractor to make aware about Port Safety requirements and Job specific Safety requirements before deploying them at site.
  • Job Specific Safety Training : This Training is given to entire work force on their job specific Safety requirements
  • Drills : KPPL having a exclusive Disaster Management plan with all preparedness procedures to meet any emergencies in the Port premises .Each worker in the port premises is assigned with task to perform in case of emergency. This will be ensured by Fire & Safety Team through the various drills and Training Program .

Fire Fighting Equipments:

Fire and Safety department is equipped with various Fire Fighting facilities starting from Portable Fire Extinguishers, Multi Purpose Fire Tender, and Hydrant network. We also have Fire Pump house which is designed as per OISD requirements to meet the Fire risks in the liquid cargo berths i.e Berth 1 & 2 .Every building in the KPPL premises is provided with smoke detectors which is centrally connected with Fire Station.

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