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EMGAS conducts LPG safety training for students

Emirates Gas (EMGAS), a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), organised a training programme on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) safety awareness for students of the University of Dubai.

The training programme is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility commitment of EMGAS to promote safe handling and usage of LPG among domestic consumers and to promote emergency readiness in domestic kitchens. EMGAS professionals led the training programme detailing various aspects involved in LPG safety.

EMGAS has provided similar training programmes for students from a number of educational institutions including the Higher Colleges of Technology, Al Ahlia School, Sumaya Bint Al Khayat Ajman Secondary School, Muzaira School, Institute of Applied Technology, Dubai Women’s College, NIVE, Dubai National School, Al Shoola School and University of Wollongong, among others.

 

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ENOC and UAE University promote occupational health and safety

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) signed an agreement with the UAE University yesterday to undertake training programmes and collaborative research to promote occupational health safety.

The agreement at the Dubai Joint Industry International Occupational Health Conference organised by ENOC for the fifth year.

UAE University will work with ENOC professionals as part of the MoU to hold training sessions, seminars and conferences on various aspects of occupational health. The two entities will also collaborate on research and development initiatives to further strengthen health and safety at the workplace.

More than 18 papers on occupational health and safety were presented at the conference by regional and international experts focusing on occupational health management, occupational health medicine, EHS systems and industrial & occupational hygiene, among others.

Other topics discussed at the panel discussions included: investing in employee well-being and occupational health; occupational health in the GCC region; psychosocial issues in migrant workers; risk management; worker well care; stress at work; occupational health nursing; and disability management, among others.

The participants came from over eight countries including the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Finland and Singapore. As part of the Conference, the delegates toured the site of DUBAL and Dubai Dry Docks to explore best practices in occupational health.

 

 

 

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