Saikat Basu as the session chairman of technology, digitisation & PPE at CII Safety Symposium 2018

9 August 2018, Kolkata

The CII Safety Symposium & Exposition 2018 – Eastern Region was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 8-9 August in Kolkata. Consultivo was the technical partner of the CII safety symposium and the central theme was “Safety Leadership Towards Vision Zero”.


On the 2nd day of the symposium, there was a session on “technology, digitisation & PPE” which had Saikat Basu, CEO & Chief Mentor, Consultivo as its session chairman.

The panelists of this session were Basant Goenka (Director, Accent Industries), Biman Banerjee (Manager – Marketing, Mallcom India Ltd.), Puneet Mehndiratta (Product Marketing Manager, Honeywell Safety products), Mahua Seth (Senior Director – Corporate Risk Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.), Soumen Deb (DGM – Sales & Marketing, Oxyfuel (east), Messer Cutting Systems India Pvt. Ltd.).They shared their industry knowledge and gave impactful presentations. This was a lively session and it facilitated two-way interaction where the speakers interacted with the participants and answered their queries. the participants could  raise their voice, get their queries answered and connect with the panelists.



The session was on technology & tools for the occupational health & safety risks which are useful as well as vulnerable for organisations/industries. It is important for organisations to keep up with digitisation & tech-enabled infrastructure for ensuring employee health & safety in a consistent & sustainable way.

Some glimpses of the session on technology, digitisation & PPE



The use of PPE as tools for protection of Humans – the vital asset for any organisation/industry plays a vital role to manage hazards. PPE are also known to handle the residual risks also. The discussion also highlighted the proper selection of the right PPE for better adaptability to human physique & nature. This session on technology, digitisation & PPE was quite engaging & interesting.

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