Bee'ah achieves 576,000 man-hours with zero LTI
Waste management firm aims for 1.1 million hours of zero LTI in 2013
Environmental and waste management firm Bee'ah has achieved 576,000 operating man-hours with zero incidents in 2012 and set target to achieve 1.1m hours for 2013.
This safety record was achieved across all its business operations of managing and processing waste.
"This significant milestone is a fantastic achievement not only for Bee'ah but also for our valued employees who have been on-site making conscious decisions regarding their health and safety," said Khaled Al Huraimel, group CEO at Bee'ah .
"Our company is fully committed to ensuring that all our facilities and operations fulfill our health, environment, safety and security policies, and strive to ensure that all risks of injury to our people are minimised," he added.
Bee'ah has set a target for 2013 to almost double its 2012 record and achieve 1.1 million operational hours without LTI (loss time due to incidents) at its waste management center in Al Saj'ah.
All Bee'ah employees have been trained on basic safety, firefighting and first aid. Trainings also included safe driving practices for all drivers operating within Bee'ah 's facilities and divisions.
"This is all part of our commitment to serve our environment, employees and customers in the best way possible," said Mohammed Abdul Aziz, head of HSSE at Bee'ah .
The company has also set up its own First Aid clinic in Al Saj'ah, and since then, the number of workers taking time off ill has declined.
The HSSE team also held a health day for all staff in the operations and head office over a period of one week, in association with Noor Al Madinah Medical Center, involving quick tips to living healthier as well as voluntary check-ups by doctors from the medical centre.