Shri S. N. Subrahmanyan has been nominates by the Govt. of India as the Chairman of the National Safety Council for a period of three years. His experience is likely to guide the National Safety Council which has a major role to play to ensure safety in work places under new Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 (OSH Code, 2020).
About National Safety Council
The 24th Session of the Standing Labour Committee(Ministry of Labour, Government of India) accepted the proposal concerning the constitution of the National Safety Council (NSC) in February, 1966. Accordingly, NSC was set up on 4th March, 1966 by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India. It was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and subsequently, as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. The NSC will also be involved in framing the scheme for third party audit and certification under the OSH Code. The NSC is already working on the safety rating of establishments based on their OSH readiness and performance which can be extended through the country and linked to the inspection system.
About Shri Subrahmanyan
The CEO and Managing Director of L&T Ltd, Shri Subrahmanyan is an eminent engineer who has spearheaded the infrastructure business of L&T for several years making it the country’s largest construction organization and 14th in the world. L&T is also one of the largest engineering companies of the country with interest in heavy engineering, defence, ship building, etc.