Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Oil & Gas(Energy and Industry)
Filter PR by
  

The Gas Safety Committee and Abu Dhabi Department of Municipality and Transport Set Gas Cylinder Safety Protocols for Emirate Construction Sites

 

Abu Dhabi, 08 January 2024: As part of its commitment to uphold the highest environmental and health standards at construction sites and ensure fire safety, the Gas Safety Committee, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), has issued a circular addressing the safe use of gas cylinders at construction sites. 

The Gas Safety Committee was established in response to an initiative by the Department of Energy – Abu Dhabi, to assess the safety of liquefied petroleum gas systems in buildings across the emirate. One of the committee’s aims is to ensure the safety of its supply and usage by coordinating efforts, reviewing procedures and establishing standards for gas supply and installation activities, in order to prevent gas-related accidents in the Emirate. The Committee urges all contractors and suppliers to follow the circular, implement all recommended safety measures and take necessary precautions. The committee will closely monitor compliance with safety standards, ensuring a  safe working environment at construction sites in order to reduce fire accidents. 

All contractors and suppliers must fully comply with the safety requirements contained in the circulars. Consultants are responsible for ensuring contractors adhere to these requirements.

His Excellency Eng. Khalid Nasser Al Menhali, Executive Director of the City Planning Sector, highlighted the important role that contracting companies, consultants and developers play in adhering to the environmental, health and safety requirements at construction sites. Emphasizing the mandatory nature of complying with circulars issued by the authorities, he stressed the positive outcomes for the emirate, companies and workers in the building and construction sector when these standards are applied. 


The Municipality urges consultants and developers to supervise contractors’ adherence to circulars issued and to educate workers in the building and construction sector about environmental, health and safety risks through awareness workshops, to reduce fire accidents.

The Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) and strategic partners, conducts ongoing proactive inspection campaigns to ensure compliance with circulars and specific laws by contractors, consultants and developers.

The committee, led by the Department of Energy (DoE), has twelve entities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Its main responsibilities include reviewing and proposing gas-related requirements, security and safety standards, technical standards and suggesting violations, fines and penalties for violators. The committee ensures  establishments and individuals comply with licenses, permits, requirements and standards for gas activities.

The committee encourages the public to communicate with it and report any irregularities detected at any construction sites by calling the Abu Dhabi Government toll-free number 800555.

Posted by : DubaiPRNetwork.com Editorial Team
Viewed 19233 times
PR Category : Energy and Industry
Posted on : Monday, January 8, 2024  10:54:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : ADNOC Distribution marked a Year of Expansion, Transformatio...
Next Story : ADNOC Drilling and Alpha Dhabi to Establish Strategic Partne...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Khabib's Official Training Gloves Will Be Sold at Tooba Charity Auction in Dubai [30611-Views]
Oliver rowland wins misano e-prix opener after antonio felix da costa disqualification [26072-Views]
Victory for Pascal Wehrlein after last Lap Heartbreak for Rowland [24395-Views]
Formula E and FIA to unveil new gen3 evo race car at upcoming monaco E-prix [21759-Views]
Hysek reveals iconic timepieces at Watches & Wonders 2024 [15842-Views]
Henry Jacques launches Collection de l'Atelier [13026-Views]
Nikai unveils next-generation Google TVs redefining home entertainment [9844-Views]
South Indian Cinema Megastars Rana Daggubati, Rockstar DSP Akul Balaji, Vijay Raghavendra,... [9532-Views]
Mansour bin Mohammed congratulates Hamdan bin Mohammed on the Qatar-UAE Super Shield crown [9168-Views]
Goodbye to the Grrr-Eight One: Jeep® Brand Announces 2024 Wrangler Rubicon 392 Final Editi... [7679-Views]
Kia wins prestigious 2024 Car Design Award for Brand Design Language with ‘Opposites Unit... [7528-Views]
Zone in with oakley® latch panel: Take Control Of The Chaos With New Lifestyle Sunglasses [6872-Views]
Parmigiani Fleurier – New TORIC Collection [6851-Views]
Swiss International School Dubai students get seven-star work experience at Burj Al Arab [6597-Views]
Eternal Elegance: Casadei Unveils The Enchanting 2024 Bridal Collection [6539-Views]
World Future Energy Summit Opens with Collective Call for Collaboration on ‘Pathway to 1.5... [6507-Views]
Hitachi Energy unveils cutting-edge solutions at Middle East Energy 2024 [6453-Views]
AUS secures top spots in academic and employer reputation in UAE, announces QS World Unive... [6195-Views]
Transform Your Kitchen With Lg's Next-Gen Instaview Oven Designed For The Modern Home [6142-Views]
How Not To be Lonely To Be At The Top: The Blueprint for Transformative Leadership [6027-Views]
Turkish Airlines closes 2023, carrying 83.4 million passengers with a 23.5% increase in do... [6019-Views]
Heritance Aarah Maldives: Your Summer Culinary Getaway [5945-Views]
Natuzzi Italia @ Milano Design Week 2024: The Circle Of Harmony – 65th Anniversary Collec... [5875-Views]
Dubai sports council issued a medal to appreciate the first line of defence heroes [5744-Views]
The English College Announces Leadership Transition and Reaffirms Commitment to Excellence [5588-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories