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  • Sunday, April, 2024| Today's Market | Current Time: 02:15:22
  •  New Delhi : Duroply, India’s oldest and most experienced among the leading plywood players, recently conducted a fire drill at its factory in Rajkot, Gujarat. The initiative, aimed at educating and empowering staff with essential firefighting skills, signifies the company’s unwavering dedication to safety and preparedness in the face of potential fire incidents.

    The fire drill included a series of steps where workers actively participated in a mock scenario, practising essential firefighting skills, and understanding evacuation procedures. The significance of such drills becomes apparent due to the highly inflammable nature of both raw materials and finished wood products at the factory. Duroply, India’s oldest among the leading plywood manufacturers draws on over 65 years of sector insights to implement and practice safety measures rigorously.

    Mr. Abhishek Chitlangia, Vice President – Duroply, emphasised on the importance of precaution, and said, “Being the most experienced in the industry, Duroply has always upheld the legacy of prioritising safety measures. We have the highest commitment to safety and we regularly conduct such drills at our premises. This initiative ensures that our workforce is not only educated on preventive measures but is also well-prepared to handle any unfortunate incidents swiftly.”

    Duroply, known for its innovation-led and customer-centric approach, recognizes the significance of regular safety drills. The sessions, conducted semi-annually, not only reinforce safety protocols but also ensure that every worker is well-prepared to manage crisis effectively.

    During the drill, workers received training on emergency evacuation procedures, education on types of Fire Extinguishers and their usage in various conditions. Practical exercises included hose drill practices to enhance understanding and proficiency. Duroply has consistently adhered to safety measures, fostering a safe environment for its employees. Fire extinguishers and water sprinklers are strategically placed throughout the factory and offices, underscoring the company’s commitment to a secure working environment.

    Duroply continues to set industry standards, not only in premium plywood products but also in fostering a workplace that values safety and prioritises the well-being of its employees and the community. Duroply’s commitment to safety stands resolute as a symbol of responsibility and proactive preparedness.


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