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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), known for its world-class Safety and Health standards, was a sponsor and key participant in the 13th Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, organized by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) – Middle East Chapter and held from 27 to 31 January 2019, at the Gulf Hotel.
Inaugurated by the Minister of Interior His Excellency Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the event was attended by His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, and VIP guests from the GCC with the participation of around 350 safety professional worldwide.
Alba’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) Ali Al Baqali, SHE Director Mohammed Khalil Saeed and acting Public Relations Manager Abdulla Seyadee represented Alba during the event wherein the DCEO received a token of appreciation on Alba’s behalf.
Commenting on Alba’s participation in the ASSP Conference and Exhibition, Alba’s DCEO Ali Al Baqali said:
“Safety and Alba’s Productivity are mutually inclusive. As an employer, we must take Extreme Ownership on our Safety practices to maintain a safe and healthy workplace for our employees. Safety is a big productivity driver; if your people feel safe, they are going to be more productive.”
The conference will highlight a number of key topics related to Safety and Health, including Safety Leadership, impact of Safety on business processes and continuity as well as dealing with challenges in compliance and legislation.