Alba increases safety training hours by 43pc
Manama, March 24, 2014
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world, recorded 28,000 safety training hours in 2013, as against 20,000 in the previous year, marking an increase of 43 per cent.
The safety training with a focus on “Zero Accidents Work Environment” included all 3,000 Alba employees as well as contractors working at Alba.
The training included such activities as behaviour observations, critical task analysis, job safe practices, firefighting, contractor management and many more programmes.
The company also delivered several courses on safety, health & environment such as Heat Stress Management, Working at Heights and the Complete Supervisory 5-day Course amongst others in association with well-known external consultants.
Tim Murray, Alba’s chief executive, said: “At Alba, the safety of our employees is our number one priority and as part of this commitment we dedicate an extensive amount of time on training for safety, health, and environment. We believe that safety is a way of life and from that belief we feel we can spread the culture of safety both inside and outside the company.” – TradeArabia News Service