Alba holds health lecture for staff
Manama, August 21, 2013
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and most modern aluminium smelters in the world, recently organised a lecture on handling stress and anxiety for its employees at the Alba Healthcare Centre.
The lecture ‘Coping with Occupational Stress and Daily Anxiety’ conducted by Dr Sharifa A Hameed Swar from Batelco Care Centre for Family Violence Cases was aimed at enabling employees to combat any work-related stress, bolster their mental preparedness to meet any challenges, and strengthen productivity levels.
It focussed on issues faced by those working at the plant and offices, and also included, healthy practices such as breathing techniques, exercises that can be adopted in the right way to relieve stress and anxiety, thus boosting employee performance.
“Our employees are rightly regarded as our chief assets, and their welfare remains our primary concern,” said Isa Al Ansari, Alba’s chief operations officer.
“Hence, we remain strongly committed towards providing a safe, healthy and stress-free work environment, which will boost motivation and employee performance and in turn, increase overall productivity.
“Alba’s Healthcare Centre has successfully implemented programmes aimed at employee health and in future also, we will continue to invest towards the betterment of our employees through various educational and practical programmes.”
The interactive session was a huge success, and employees were keen to acquire knowledge on the means and methods to combat stress and situations that caused anxiety at the work place. – TradeArabia News Service