Mangaluru, Dec 10, 2016 : MRPL, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd conducted an onsite Mock Exercise in the refinery on December 08 in the presence of District Crisis Management Authority including Narendra Babu, Deputy Director of Factories, Industrial Safety and Health, Mangalore. The Drill was conducted in the newly commissioned PFCC unit, with the scenario of hydrocarbon leak followed by fire.
The exercise was carried out in the presence of various dignitaries including district fire officer, officials from the DC office, KSPCB, NMPT and others. The mock drill continued for about 40 minutes during which fire fighting and cooling operation were carried out and readiness of the industry for handling any such emergencies was established. Later a review meeting was held in the presence of M Venkatesh, Director (Refinery) to analyse the shortcomings and lessons from the mock exercise.