CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
(A premier R&D Institute in Electrochemistry)
R & D Support GroupSafety & Security

Safety and Security are two aspects that play vital roles in the well being of the individuals and directly affect the performance of any organisation. Lapse on these issues, immaterial of the volume, always result in casualties and loss of property. While security can be breached externally by sabotage and anti national elements, safety norms are compromised by individuals and thereby resulting in loss. Hence, all efforts are taken to inculcate safety culture in the Institute.

The CSIR-CECRI campus consisting of office buildings, research labs, quarters, guest house, hostels, schools, bank, post office etc. is in a safe and secure environment.  The safety aspects of the institute are taken care by the by Safety Committee headed by Dr. D. Velayutham, Chief Scientist as its Chairman and Mr. Thomas Alexander, Safety Officer as its Convener. Safety cell ensures that all necessary safety equipment and measures like fire extinguishers, first aid kits, lab coats, gloves, shoes, water, emergency exits, emergency contact information, safety procedures, etc., are in place.

  • Laboratory safety is ensured by concentrating on various fields of safety i.e Chemical safety, Electrical safety, Fire safety, Road safety and personal safety.
  • Proper guidelines are issued regarding storage , disposal and labeling of chemicals and an inventory of chemicals is maintained by each division.
  • Periodic checks are being carried out in electrical installations for proper earthing, condition of cables and junction boxes and the staff use high voltage gloves and rubber mats are laid in front of distribution panels.
  • Adequate quantity of fire extinguishers of various types for different classes of fire are positioned at vital points and the staff are trained to operate them by conducting mock drills.
  • Warning boards and speed breakers are provided at various points and speed limits are strictly imposed to ensure the safety of road users with in the institute and colony.
  • Personal Protective Equipments such as aprons, coats, gloves, goggles, respirators and safety boots are being used by all staff engaged in R&D activities and First Aid boxes are provided in all divisions.

SAFETY COMMITTEE

Name

Designation


 Mobile

Dr D Velayutham

Chief Scientist

Chairman

 9443502305

Dr R Thangamuthu

Senior Scientist

Member

 7598226041

Dr R Sekar

Technical Officer

Member

 9940874641

Dr S Sathyanarayanan

Senior Principal Scientist

Member

 9442215802

Dr N V Shanmugam

Senior Principal Scientist

Member

 9442047904

Shri K Kumaravelu

Technical Officer

Member

 9442287627

Shri G Gopi

Technical Assistant

Member

 9791424209

Shri K Kulangiappar

Technical Officer

Member

 9442404769

Dr S Udayabhanu

Senior Scientist

Member

 9443619557

Shri M Ramakrishnan

Senior Principal Scientist

Member

 9843533047

Dr Manuel Stephen

Senior Scientist

Member

 9486377119

Dr S Radhakrishnan

Senior Principal Scientist

Member

 9444061582

Dr V Ganesh

Scientist

Member

 9443320794

Dr M Sathish

Scientist

Member

 9751812398

Dr S Ravichandran

Scientist

Member

 9443485771

Shri S Kannan

Technical Officer

Member

 9442227095

Shri K Meyyappan

Security Assistant

Member

 9865497328

Shri R Pavul Raj

 Ph. D. Scholar

Member

 9443611762

COA/ AO

 

Member

 9442633161

FAO

 

Member

 7598623309

SPO


Member

 9445393170

HLS

Technical Officer

Member

 9443171070
Shri L Thomas Alexander  Security Officer Convener  9443978522

The security measures are taken care by the Security Section headed by Shri K. Meyyappan, Security Assistant and guided by Campus Safety and Security Reforms Committee headed by Shri S.Ramu, Chief Scientist. The security of the campus is managed by 3 security supervisors and 30 security guards.  The security equipment include civil single bore guns, walkie talkies and punching clocks.