11% of the growth of factories that comply with occupational safety and health requirements in Abu Dhabi

11% of the growth of factories that comply with occupational safety and health requirements in Abu Dhabi

11 Feb 2020
Industrial Development Bureau, DED - Abu Dhabi

The number of factories approved for the Occupational Safety and Health System in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi increased by the end of the year 2019 to 457 factories with a size of 4-6 with • a factory in 2018, with an increase of 11. This is according to the results of the annual report of the Industrial Development Bureau for the year 2019. The report monitors the activities of the Environment, Health and Safety Department at the Industrial Development Bureau for the year 2019, which includes the most prominent achievements and projects of the Department in the field of preserving the environment and raising occupational safety and health standards for industrial facilities at the level of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The report indicates that the field exercises to simulate emergency situations that were carried out by industrial establishments with the aim of increasing awareness among workers of the mechanism for dealing with emergency situations such as fire accidents and others reached 375 field training in 2019, compared to 321 training in 2018, recording an increase of 14 percent. ... His Excellency Muhammad Munif Al Mansouri, Executive Director of the Industrial Development Office of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, confirmed that the office is concerned with strengthening monitoring of the performance of the industrial sector to verify its compliance with the standards and requirements of the occupational safety and health system in order to improve practices and provide a safe and healthy work environment. He pointed out that the Industrial Development Bureau is organizing workshops to raise awareness of occupational safety and health procedures, with the aim of meeting the needs of industrial facilities

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