The Fire Section provides emergency services using a wide range of firefighting and fire prevention methods. The team takes proactive measures like providing regular training exercises and conducting mock / fire drills (Rescue / Evacuation drill and Emergency First aid), periodic inspection, testing, maintenance & operation of firefighting equipment, such as Extinguishers, Breathing Apparatus / road run of all fire vehicles /appliances monitoring for fault fire alarm & firefighting system. In 2021 n.10 surprise mock drill conducted for different scenarios with the proper precaution of COVID-19 protocol.
In 2021, Fire water network extension project completed and the fire water network covered the area of Rolling Mill, SMS and Jetty area.
In order to strengthen the fire and emergency response capacity at Qatar Steel, a new firefighting project initiated for Hydraulic rooms, cable cellars/tunnels and Central warehouse rack protection.
A project for expansion of the firefighting system for a centralized firefighting and alarm system in the HSE office was 80% completed.
Qatar Steel maintains a strong security system based on sound measures, including regular patrols and a CCTV system which provides 24/7 site monitoring. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Security guards had an expanded role of checking temperatures and distributing masks to all visitors, in addition to verifying the health status on the Qatar COVID-19 mobile application before allowing people to enter the plant facilities and was continued in 2021.
Qatar Steel maintains a strong security system based on sound measures, including regular patrols and a CCTV system which provides 24/7 site monitoring.
In order to strengthen the security, a new project initiated to implement a security access control system. The project will allow to monitor the access of contractors and visitors to the site through access control readers.