Abu Dhabi Ports launches fire safety campaign in co-ordination with Abu Dhabi Police
“FIRE IS EVERYONE’S FIGHT” AIMS TO ENHANCE SAFETY IN WORKPLACE
Abu Dhabi Ports―the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the emirate―is organising a three-day fire safety campaign for its staff, tenants and contractors. The drive titled “Fire is Everyone’s Fight” is running from November 9 to 11 at Zayed Port, near Gate number 2, giving special emphasis on improving fire safety in warehouses.
The campaign in coordination with the Emergency and Public Safety Department of Abu Dhabi Police is part of Abu Dhabi Ports’ continuous efforts to enhance safety in the work place.
“Abu Dhabi Ports has a proactive action plan in place to avert any potential accidents in our ports and industrial zones. Fire prevention is its top priority and we have been implementing all possible preventive steps as per the international safety standards,” said Mohammed Al Tamimi, Senior Manager, Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE), Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi Ports
“As awareness is the key to prevent fire incidents, this campaign will play major role in implementing our strategy to keep our premises safe and protected,” Al Tamimi said.
On all three days, the Emergency and Public Safety Department of Abu Dhabi Police will provide training to the attendees. The participants will also have the opportunity to practice firefighting with Abu Dhabi Ports’ cutting edge fire simulator while learning about the different types of fire extinguishers and their correct usage.
The fire experts will carry out safety inspections of fire extinguishers in vehicles visiting Zayed Port.
Furthermore, Abu Dhabi Ports will display its state-of-the-art fire truck and showcase the vehicle’s equipment and functions, and give out information brochures and giveaways to all attendees.