Abu Dhabi marks ‘World Safety and Health at Work Day’

Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi police has called for enhancing the culture of prevention in occupational safety and health among police staff members during the celebration to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, commander-in-chief of Abu Dhabi Police, who attended the celebration at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, stressed the importance of promoting the culture of prevention and the positive impacts of implementing occupational health and safety regulations amongst police staff members.

He pointed out that the UAE is at the forefront of countries in the region that dedicated significant attention to developing and spreading the health and occupational safety culture through various legislations and laws that are completely aligned with the strategic objectives aimed at achieving the UAE Vision 2021.

Al Rumaithi highlighted the importance of marking this global event and explained that the Abu Dhabi has managed to become a leading entity amongst world countries to prepare and implement occupational health and safety management legislations as a legal requirement to support its efforts towards a safe and sustainable society.

The commander-in-chief honoured the General Directorate of Security and Ports Affairs, as the best entity to implement the environment, health and occupational safety system during 2015.

–IANS/WAM

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