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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), known for its strong Safety culture, launched its special summer Safety Campaign, in line with the CEO’s 2019 expectations, under the theme “Safety Gateway” on Sunday 23 June 2019 at Alba Oasis Hall.
The opening ceremony was attended by Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, Alba Board Director Osama Alarrayedh and Alba Board Director Mutlaq Al Morished. The opening ceremony also witnessed the attendance of senior officials from Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior: Major-General Alaa Siyadi – Commander of the Coast Guard, Brigadier Abdulla Hamad Al Kubaisi – Director-General of Customs Clearance and Inspection and Lt-Col. Adel Al Dossari – Director of Operations and Traffic Control; Mr. Yasser Al Abbassi – General Manager Manufacturing at GPIC and Mr. Mohammed Awadh – Senior Advisor at Gulf Markets International.
Present too were the Executive Management led by the Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray, Managers, Alba employees as well as officials from Alba contractors. Alba’s CEO Tim Murray opened the ceremony with a keynote speech to highlight the purpose of the Safety Gateway Campaign.
Commenting on this occasion, Shaikh Daij said:
“We think Safety first in everything we do. Today as we progress with the full ramp-up of Line 6 Expansion Project, we are proud to say that Safety is a way of life in Alba. I would like to thank all Alba employees and contractors for going the extra mile in making Alba a safe haven for us all.”
Alba’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray, said:
“Safety is a never-ending journey in Alba. With Alba’s transformation with Line 6 Expansion Project, we must think differently and the only way to embrace the change is through belief.
Our Safety-tailored campaigns differ every season but communicate one message to employees and contractors– Safety first at all times.”
The ‘Safety Gateway ’campaign will be held all week-long and feature a number of presentations by the Executives and Safety visits to operational and non-operational departments, urging the employees throughout the company to maintain the highest level of safety and achieve zero heat stress incidents during the hot summer months.