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A delegation from the Government of Sharjah visits the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center

HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, met yesterday with a delegation from the Sharjah Safety and Protection Authority headed by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Authority. This came during the delegation's visit to the Abu Dhabi Center for Occupational Safety and Health in order to exchange expertise and know the services provided by the Center as the authority responsible for occupational safety and health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The meeting was attended by Dr. Jaber Ayda Al Jabri, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Center for Occupational Safety and Health. The agenda of the visit included reviewing the most important tasks and achievements of the Center and its communication plan, which is part of the promotion of its vision in the field of spreading the culture of safety and occupational health among all categories of workers and employers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, in addition to discussing the process of developing and implementing the systems of local and federal government agencies, The implementation of the requirements of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi system in the authorized bodies, the management of the operations of the system, the performance control, the auditing of the occupational safety and health system, the monitoring and follow-up of malpractices, To license and register professional bodies and practitioners working in the field of occupational safety and health. The Delegation was briefed on the Center's performance program, which is unique in automating and managing occupational safety and health aspects in a uniform and consistent manner. The delegation emphasized the importance of these efforts in the sustainability of occupational safety and health systems, enhancing the welfare and health of employees and enhancing their thinking to meet the needs of the Abu Dhabi Government. It is worth mentioning that the Center conducts a number of programs, training courses and awareness campaigns in order to enhance the awareness of individuals about the concepts of occupational safety and health at the level of the society of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in order to find workplaces free from occupational diseases and injuries. According to the latest statistics of the Abu Dhabi Center for Occupational Safety and Health, the number of workshops held by the authorities until the end of 2017 was about 104 workshops attended by 2392 .. The total number of awareness programs carried out by the Center 15 programs targeted more than 800 thousand workers and employees. This year, the Center will launch 12 additional awareness programs aimed at preventing and reducing injuries and occupational accidents and providing safe and sound workplaces.

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