Safety First, Safety Always
At Alba, we believe that Safety and Productivity are mutually inclusive. As an employee-centric business, we have the responsibility and duty of care to ensure that our workforce - employees and contractors’ personnel - are safe.
Our approach to promote and improve the overall Safety of our workforce is based on risk management practices as well as leadership engagement with shop-floor employees through direct and two-way communication.
Three Safety Principles have been the guiding philosophies for Alba and its Safety culture:
- Ownership of SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT is everyone’s responsibility
- Working SAFELY as ONE TEAM is a condition of employment; and
- All work-related injuries and illnesses are PREVENTABLE.
SHE In Numbers (2021)
- Total Health & Safety Audits2062
- Total Solid Wastes Recycled29477 MT
- Highest Achieved Safe Hours20 M
Alba continues to place major emphasis on the Occupational Health of its employees, contractors’ personnel, and other stakeholders on its premises.
At the heart of the Company is the Alba Healthcare Centre, which is regarded as one of the most advanced medical facilities available in any industrial organisation in Bahrain.
The Company supports numerous community-oriented programmes to include blood donation drives since 1978. This initiative is held twice a year to support the Central Blood Bank at the Salmaniya Medical Centre.
Latest Safety & Health Awards
RoSPA Gold Medal Award
Alba has won the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Medal Award for the ninth consecutive year for its outstanding performance in Health and Safety during the calendar year of 2021.
International Safety Award 2022
Alba is the proud recipient of the International Safety Award – Merit by the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workforce safe and healthy during the calendar year of 2021.
SafeGuard Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label
Alba is the proud recipient of the SafeGuard Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label from Bureau Veritas for its diligent efforts in ensuring the Health and Safety of its employees and contractors’ workers amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Gold Medal Award
Alba is the proud winner of 2021 Gold Medal Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the eighth consecutive year for achieving outstanding and exceptional Safety and Health performance from 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.
International Safety Award 2021
Alba won the International Safety Award 2021 from the British Safety Council (BSC) - UK, in recognition of its commitment in managing the risk of workplace injury and ill health during the 2020 calendar year.
Five International Awards from NSC
Alba won five major international Safety Awards from the National Safety Council (NSC) - USA, namely, 2020 Safety Leadership Award, 2020 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award, 2020 Significant Improvement Award, Perfect Record Award and Milestone Award, for achieving a ‘perfect record’ of zero fatalities over the last six consecutive years, reducing the number of all injuries in 2019, reducing the number of Lost Time Injury (LTI) from 3 in 2018 to 0 in 2019, completing a period of at least 12 consecutive months without incurring any LTI and completing a period of at least 30 days without incurring injuries respectively.
Gold Medal Health and Safety Award
Alba won the 2020 Gold Medal Health and Safety Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) – UK, for the seventh year in a row for its health and safety performance during the period of 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
International Safety Award with Merit
Alba has been honoured with the International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council (BSC) – UK, for its commitment to good Health and Safety management during 2019.
Three International Safety awards from NSC
Alba bagged three major international Safety Awards -- 2019 Safety Leadership Award, 2019 Significant Improvement Award and 2019 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award by the National Safety Council (NSC) – USA, for achieving a ‘perfect record’ of Zero Fatalities over the last five consecutive years, a significant reduction in Lost Time Injury within 2018 and for reducing the number of all injuries in 2018 respectively.
International Safety Award with Merit
Alba is the proud recipient of the International Safety Award with Merit by the British Safety Council (BSC) – UK, for its extreme ownership and commitment to protect and maintain the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce in 2018.
Environmental protection is not a choice but a responsibility. It is what we do today collectively that will impact the future of our generations to come.
Alba’s site is ISO14001:2015 certified and Alba campus has been the recipient of Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards since January 2020.
Alba Sustainable Strategy, to be released soon, is based on integrating Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) issues in everything we do and will emphasise our progressive efforts towards reducing GHG emissions, promoting efficient resources and waste management across our value-chain.
Latest Environment Awards
Highest ESG Ratings by ESG Invest
Alba has topped the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings list by ESG Invest, for the second year in a row, in Bahrain.
Most Innovative Aluminium Solutions GCC Award
Alba is the proud winner of the 2017 Most Innovative Aluminium Solutions GCC Award, from CFI.co, for adhering to the highest ESG standards and for its efforts towards thriving downstream aluminium industry, both locally and overseas.
Green World Award
Alba is the proud Gold Winner of the Green World Award 2016 for Environmental Best Practice, which endorses the Company’s long-standing commitment towards protecting the environment not only at the local level but also at the regional and international levels.
International Green Apple Award
Alba is the proud winner of the Gold category in the prestigious International Green Apple Award 2015 for its project ‘Aluminium Smelter to Green Oasis’. The Green Apple Environment Awards - one of the world’s foremost environment award campaigns - recognises, rewards and promotes environmental best practices around the world.
Green Era Award
Alba is the proud winner of the Green Era Award for 2015, granted by the French “Otherways Association”, for its outstanding environmental achievements and sustainable practices.
International Green Apple Gold Award
Alba was the Gold Winner in the Environmental Best Practice category of the prestigious International Green Apple Awards 2014 for its project on 'Fluoride Emission Reduction'.
GAC Health & Safety and Environmental Awards
Alba won the Gulf Aluminium Council (GAC)’s Health & Safety and Environmental Awards.
Environmental Awareness Award
Alba earned the Environmental Awareness Award from the Human and Environment Sector of the GCC General Secretary for the best environmental practices in 2005 - 2006.
GCC Prize for the Best Industrial Establishment
Alba received the GCC Prize for the Best Industrial Establishment for its compliance to Environment Standards and Specifications.
Best Kept Industrial Gardens Prize
Alba received the 2nd place prize for the Best Kept Industrial Gardens at the opening of the Bahrain Garden Fair which was hosted under the patronage of H.M. King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.