New Delhi, 3rd June, 2020: In the wake of rising COVID 19 infections in the Country, few employees of Steel Authority of India Limited’s (SAIL’s) Corporate Office at Lodi Road, New Delhi have been tested Corona positive. This is first case of confirmation at the Company HQ since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The infected employees have been immediately asked to home quarantine themselves and Company’s SOP to handle the Covid infection has been put into action. A Government appointed agency has been engaged to do fumigation at SAIL’s HQ at Lodi Road which is being carried out extensively for two days. The office has been closed for 3rd and 4th June and the employees have been asked to work from home. Parallelly, the Company has also tied up with two renowned private hospitals namely Max and Apollo in Delhi to facilitate testing of employees who require the same.
Since the Company restarted its office in a phased manner, all the required safety measures including sanitization, thermal checking, hand sanitizers at touch points and fumigation as per requirement were in place.
Nevertheless, with the detection of Corona positive cases the Company has taken all actions with greatest promptitude and is continuously monitoring the situation in consultation with the Government agencies. In a video message to all employees from Chairman, the Plants and Units of SAIL have been advised to adhere stringently to all safety measures at all times.