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Tata Bridgital COVID Safety Services Enables COVID-19 Testing at Tata Steel Jamshedpur

Steel News - Published on Mon, 29 Jun 2020

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Avenue Mail reported that Tata Steel is exercising extreme caution and is taking all steps to ensure good health and safety of its employees. The company has identified frontline employees including contract workforce who have higher exposure risk and has made all arrangements to enable proactive COVID-19 testing protocols for them at TMH Jamshedpur. Tata Bridgital COVID Safety Services is offering the service as a pilot in Tata Steel. TBCSS has brought together Tata group expertise to help Tata group companies to effectively deal with COVID-19 risks. TBCSS is focused on helping organisations to plan a methodology whereby they have a safe and secure work environment. A combination of Antibody and RT-PCR tests will be done so as to understand the disease dynamics. Further strategy will be decided based on the results.

In the pilot phase, 6256 frontline employees of Tata Steel at Jamshedpur have been identified for COVID-19 testing. The risk levels of the identified employees have been done basis their work profile, age, co-morbidity, recent travel history, close contact with COVID person, etc. Current scope covers employees and contract workforce across categories like canteen services and contractor cell, Medical Services, Corporate Social Responsibility, security and brand protection, mechanical maintenance and Occupational Health and Safety.

Tata Bridgital IT platform is being leveraged to deliver the services with the help of Bridgital Coordinators, who connect with the pre-registered Tata Steel employee identified for the service and provide information about TBCSS. The platform features include providing a one-stop source of information for workforce members, proactive monitoring, and contact tracing, among others.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Mon, 29 Jun 2020
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