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Government Officials Take Safety Training Workshop

Workshop on Reporting and investigating occupational health and safety

The Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHAD) organized a training workshop on reporting and investigating occupational safety and health incidents targeting a number of government agencies whose systems have been adopted or are in the process of developing their occupational safety and health system.

The workshop aimed at explaining the requirements of the general framework of the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health System on the mechanisms for reporting and investigating occupational safety and health accidents, including tasks and responsibilities, and procedures for using relevant models in reporting and investigating occupational safety and health incidents.

The workshop included clarifying the objectives of reporting, reporting the investigation of accidents and basic definitions, reporting requirements, and reporting the investigation of accidents and accidents. The workshop also determined how the accident was related to injury or illness at work, explaining the reporting mechanism and explaining the role of the center in this process. The workshop discussed the "performance program" and the importance of the use of the agencies in reporting and raise all matters related to occupational safety and health as it is the basic tool and reference in the issuance of periodic and annual reports on the performance of occupational safety and health in the government.

"Occupational safety and health is a cornerstone of the Abu Dhabi Government's strategy to enhance the emirate's workplace in line with the best standards and the safety and security of Abu Dhabi employees is a duty of every employer and employee," said Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center. Workplace".

In addition, the Center has prepared technical mechanisms and guides provided by the Center's website, which are easily accessible and accessible, and were highlighted during the workshop, especially those related to the requirements for reporting and investigating occupational safety and health accidents

It is worth noting that the Center has developed an annual plan for awareness workshops prepared by registered government entities and entities registered and unregistered in the system. Among its ongoing initiatives is to raise awareness of the importance of taking proper procedures in relation to accidents, reporting and other important issues affecting the safety of employees, Where the number of workshops 25 and attended by 851 of more than 120 governmental and private bodies and is planned to hold 35 until the end of the year.

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In February 2010, Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHAD) was established to ensure the implementation of a comprehensive and integrated management system for occupational safety and health (OSH) and to oversee all OSH issues at Emirate level, to ensure reduction of incidents, injuries and illnesses and provision of safe and healthy workplaces.