11 May, 2020
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NDMA ISSUES guidelines for restarting industries post lockdown
Part of: GS-III- Economy (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
In its guidelines, NDMA said state governments will ensure that off- site diaster management plan of the respective major Accidental Hazard units are up to date and preparedness to implement them is high.
In case of discovering a COVID-19 positive case, the factories have to prepare accommodation to isolate workers if needed and HR has to help manage the whole process for individual and all travelling employees also to undergo a mandatory 14 day quarantine. The NDMA said workers involved in dealing with hazardous material must be skilled and experienced in the field. No compromise on deployment of such workers should be permitted when an industrial unit is opened up, it added.
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