Emirates Gas conducts safety training
Dubai, May 19, 2012
Emirates Gas (Emgas), a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has unveiled a series of dedicated training programmes for various stakeholders in line with its corporate social responsibility.
This comes as part of its efforts to promote the safe handling, usage and operations of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the country.
The training programmes, to be conducted throughout the year, commenced with special sessions recently held for Dubai Municipality, Dubai Civil Defence and the Al Manzil Group of Hotels.
"The comprehensive training programmes are a strong demonstration of our commitment to promote the highest standards of safety in LPG handling and operations," remarked Zaid Al Qufaidi, the managing director of marketing Enoc.
"We are focused on continuously engaging with our stakeholders, especially partners like Dubai Municipality and Dubai Civil Defence who tirelessly work with us to promote safety,” he stated.
The sessions for Dubai Municipality and Dubai Civil Defence were held recently at the Civil Defence Training Centre in Al Hamriyah. It covered comprehensive training on cylinder safety and handling, and aimed to prepare and equip local authorities in handling emergency situations.
The training also underlined the importance of implementing proper procedures in the handling, storage and usage of LPG cylinders, improving safety and quality of life in the community, and strengthening relations with government partners.
The training sessions for Al Manzil Group of Hotels was led by Ali Abdullatif Al Hammadi, quality co-ordinator, and Pramod Mandiram, marketing executive – Accounts & Product Development, covered topics such as basic safety for end users, how to identify and tackle gas leaks, causes of fires and combating fire.
"These programmes have been tailor-made in line with the nature and functions of our stakeholders," remarked Hesham Ali Mustafa, senior director, Enoc Gas Marketing & general manager of Emgas.
"The training programmes for Dubai Municipality, Dubai Civil Defence, and our committed partners in all safety drives, are aimed at promoting safe usage of LPG throughout the community," he added.-TradeArabia News Service