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Name: Shri H. Pal
Designation: Sr. Divl. Safety Officer/Asansol
Tel(O): 0341-2304694email:


Job Profile:

Senior Divisional Safety Officer is the overall inchrge of Safety Department of Asansol Division. His job is to monitor the Disciple & Appeal Rules cases arising out of accidents and review thereof, to assess adequacy of punishmnet by disciplinary, appellate and reviewing authorities. To carry various types of station Inspections (Day and night), Ambush checks, Inspection of Accident Relief Train, Accident Relief Medical Equipment and Cranes, arranging Safety Seminars in the Division, etc. To monitor and ensure compliance of drives issued by Railway Board, Head Quarter and Divisional authorities.



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                      Safety is the single most important objective of Asansol Division. Ensuring safety in Asansol division of Eastern Railway is a challenging task due to adoption of multiple train operations system in the division as it serves the densely populated states of West Bengal, Bihar & Jharkhand covering seven districts viz Burdwan and Birbhum in West Bengal, Jamui in Bihar & Dhanbad, Jamtara, Giridih, Deogarh and Dumka in Jharkhand.
                      Safety Branch of the division conducts Safety Drives, Safety Seminars, and Inspections at Level Crossing Gates, Crew Booking Lobbies, Running Rooms, Stations, and Surprise Night Inspections as a regular measure.

Major Activities:
To check alertness’ of Train passing and Running staff during WEE hours(0.00-4.00) night foot plate and Station Inspections are being conducted by officers of all disciplines.

Awareness campaigns are being organised at Village Panchayats, Petrol Pumps, Bus/Taxi Stands, Village schools to educate people regarding precautions to be taken while crossing the unmanned Level Crossing.

Nukkad Nataks are also organised at different locations to create awareness amongst road users.

790 Nos. of Safety Posters, 1544 Nos. of pamphlets/Stickers were distributed amongst the road users and villagers at the L.C. Gates.

Division has displayed safety posters by framing it at different Stations and Level Crossing gates.

Surprise B.A.Testing is being conducted at Stations/Crew lobbies by officers and Sr.Supervisors.

Other Important activities:

Signal sighting Inspections are being conducted religiously by the Committee of Junior Scale officer and Senior Supervisors of concerned departments to ensure the adequacy of visibility of signal.

Intensive cold weather patrolling by Trackman was ensured in the month of December and January between 23.00 hrs. to 06.00 hrs. During night to detect the rail fracture. Similarly hot weather precautions are also being observed during summer season.

It has been ensured that the Accident Enquiries are finalized within prescribed target dates.


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Source : Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 16-08-2017  

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