Qatar Steel celebrated the Occupational Health and Safety Day at its Head quarter in Mesaieed Industrial city, a celebration where the company takes into consideration of its community responsibility and the importance of maintaining health, safety and the environment.
The ceremony was attended by Eng. Mohammed Bin Nasser Al-Hajri, Managing Director & General Manager, along with Division and Department Managers, employees from various Departments and Contractors. The program started with a welcome note by MD & GM’s and presentations by the various government agencies: Civil Defense, Drug Enforcement Administration, Traffic and Patrol Department, Al Fazah Police, Qatar Cancer Society and Du Pont.
“As a member of the World Steel Federation, Qatar Steel attaches great importance to this event to ensure a safe and accident-free work environment, as well as to commit more efforts to improve HSE standards,” said Eng. Mohammed Bin Nasser Al-Hajri, Managing Director and General Manager.
Al Hajri added: “I would like to commend the positive results achieved and envisage ambitious forthcoming results of the company in terms of health, safety and environment standards. Although the nature of our business may expose individuals to dangerous situations that threatens their lives and health, however, we have sufficient controls and correct procedures in place to prevent them. Regularly we conduct comprehensive risk and safety assessments to ensure the safety of staff and contractors.
Qatar Steel collaborated with a specialized international company in 2015 to develop and improve the occupational safety and health regulations and regulations, which led to a reduction in risk and accident indicators in recent years.
“I need your support and commitment to maintain safe and healthy work environment and achieve our goal of a safe and accident-free place to work’, he added.
In conclusion, the Managing Director and the General Manager honored many distinguished departments for maintaining the best practices of health, safety and environment in the workplace. He also thanked all employees of Qatar Steel for their continuous efforts to enhance the success and progress of the company year to year and considered that a strong culture of safety and security in the workplace is the result of the commitment of all to implement the principle of “safety first’ and take necessary measures to avoid occurrence of any risks and accidents.