Abu Dhabi City Municipality, in collaboration with the Environment, Health, and Safety Department, organized a highly informative workshop at its headquarters. The main objective was to raise awareness about the essential occupational safety and health regulations for workers in the building and construction industry in Abu Dhabi.
The workshop specifically targeted non-Arabic speakers, primarily contracting companies that have recently adopted occupational health and safety management systems. The aim was to provide them with comprehensive updates on the necessary steps to foster safer and more secure work environments. These measures are crucial not only for ensuring the well-being of workers but also for safeguarding public and private properties. The ultimate goal is to elevate safety standards within the community, particularly within construction sites, and achieve an optimal level of safety.
This series of workshops demonstrates the Municipality's commitment to enhancing awareness among workers in construction companies regarding the Abu Dhabi occupational health and safety system. It serves as a platform to disseminate vital information and promote best practices in the industry.
The workshop witnessed active participation from numerous representatives of companies operating in the building and construction sector in Abu Dhabi. Conducted in English, the workshop covered various aspects to introduce the overall framework of the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health System. Additionally, it highlighted the regulatory and monitoring role of the Abu Dhabi City Municipality in the building and construction sector.
Emphasis was placed on the importance of complying with the mechanisms of the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health System. The workshop also raised awareness about the utilization of the electronic performance system for implementing occupational safety and health measures. Participants were educated on accessing the performance system and understanding the mandatory requirements.
In conclusion, this workshop served as a significant step in promoting occupational safety and health within the building and construction industry in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi City Municipality remains committed to fostering a culture of safety and well-being, ensuring the protection of workers and the preservation of valuable assets across the community.