Emirates Gas (EMGAS), a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), organised a training programme on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) safety awareness for students of the University of Dubai.
The training programme is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility commitment of EMGAS to promote safe handling and usage of LPG among domestic consumers and to promote emergency readiness in domestic kitchens. EMGAS professionals led the training programme detailing various aspects involved in LPG safety.
Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director – ENOC Gas Marketing and General Manager of Emirates Gas LLC, said: “The safety awareness campaigns of EMGAS are a key part of our CSR commitment. We partner with leading educational organisations to conduct training to instil the importance of safe LPG handling among youth. We thank the University of Dubai for their support to the initiative.”
EMGAS has provided similar training programmes for students from a number of educational institutions including the Higher Colleges of Technology, Al Ahlia School, Sumaya Bint Al Khayat Ajman Secondary School, Muzaira School, Institute of Applied Technology, Dubai Women’s College, NIVE, Dubai National School, Al Shoola School and University of Wollongong, among others.
The largest supplier of LPG in the UAE, EMGAS is the market leader in supplying a variety of LPG products and propane used in industrial, commercial establishments and residential areas. The company is certified for ISO 9001 Quality management, ISO 14001 Environmental management and ISO 10002 Customer care systems, as well as OHSAS 18001.
In addition to winning the prestigious the Dubai Quality Award in 2012, EMGAS won the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport from the Roads & Transport Authority in 2011 and 2012. EMGAS has also secured the CSR Label Award, presented for distinguished corporate social responsibility initiatives by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the third consecutive year.