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Dubai asks medical waste management firms to exercise caution

by Nikhil Pereira on Sep 11, 2017


Eng. Abdulmajeed Sifai along with the participants of the forum with Dubai Municipality officials.
Eng. Abdulmajeed Sifai along with the participants of the forum with Dubai Municipality officials.

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Dubai Municipality has urged companies working in the field of transportation and production of hazardous and medical waste to take extra care in the safe transportation and disposal of resulting waste.

Dubai Municipality Director of Waste Management Eng. Abdulmajeed Sifai said the municipality endeavours to achieve environmental sustainability and support all environmental policy focuses included in the UAE Vision 2021.

Sifai was speaking at a forum with various companies from the vertical in attendance at the Falcon Heritage and Sports Centre.

More than 100 company representatives attended the forum.

“The forum comes within the framework of cooperation and coordination between the municipality represented by the Waste Management Department and companies engaged in the production, collection and transport of hazardous and medical wastes in order to support the government goals and agenda and to enhance communication with the various categories of customers,” he said. 

There were also presentations on the development projects of the hazardous and medical waste treatment complex in Jebel Ali, and the requirements of applying the highest standards of occupational health and safety.

At the event, a few companies were also honored for their efforts to achieve sustainability through waste minimisation and recycling.



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