Invites Participation of 10 Waste Service Providers and Pest Control Companies
Abu Dhabi–UAE: 08 May, 2013 – The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Occupational Health and Safety Center (OSHAD) organized a workshop to promote the implementation of the Abu Dhabi Emirate Occupational Environment, Health and Safety Management System targeting entities in the waste sector.
The workshop titled ‘Occupational Environment, Health, and Safety for Waste Sector' witnessed the participation of 10 emirate-based waste services providers and pest control companies.
Seeking to raise awareness on health and safety issues, the workshop elaborated on the prerequisites for sustainable waste management and criteria for the emirate of Abu Dhabi's Occupational Environment, Health and Safety Management System (EHSMS).
Engineer Hani Hosni, Head of EHS Sector, Center of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi, said: “The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi has been delegated by the Higher Committee and OSHAD as the sector regulatory authority solely responsible for the implementation and promotion of EHSMS across the waste management sector. In delivering this mission, we work in close coordination with Abu Dhabi Occupational Health and Safety Center (OSHAD).
“The workshop delivered a useful roadmap for sector entities to adopt and roll out the system. The participants were also offered clarity on the roles and responsibilities of all the relevant authorities at the Center of Waste Management and OSHAD.”
The Center of Waste Management prioritizes the education of best practices within the waste sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi to ensure a safe environment and workplace ambience. Towards this objective, the Center continues to launch informative awareness initiatives targeting the Abu Dhabi community in line with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.
Dr. Salem Khalfan Al Kaabi, Acting General Manager of the Center of Waste Management, applauded the entities for their participation in the workshop. He said: “We, at the Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi, are committed to initiating advanced and sustainable systems for entities in the waste sector with the aim of shaping safer and healthier workplaces in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. We are glad the participants found the workshop extremely useful to their daily operations.”