Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police obtains OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001

ABU DHABI: The Strategy and Performance Development Department at Abu Dhabi Police concluded a series of training courses aimed at qualifying 24 of its departments for the Environmental – Health and Safety Standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.

This initiative is in pursuance of the environment, health and occupational safety system project plan, which is part of the legislative framework for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The project focuses on spreading the environment, health and occupational safety culture and educating Abu Dhabi Police GHQ s staff members on the importance of the environment and the need to comply with health and safety standards.

The project s program includes qualifying and granting the two certificates to as many as 30 departments at the police general headquarters in the first phase of the initiative, which was launched in January 2013.

Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ recently received at his office the Environmental Management Systems ISO 14001 certification and the OHSAS 18001 certification for Occupational Health and Safety management systems awarded to the Office of the Director General of Central Operations, the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Center and the Strategic Planning Section.

SOURCE: WAM