OCTAL hosts mock fire and emergency response drill

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Published April 20th, 2017 - 05:47 GMT
Mock fire and emergency drill at Salalah facility
Mock fire and emergency drill at Salalah facility

OCTAL hosted a mock fire and emergency drill at its Salalah facility as part of a Civil Defense Plan organized by the Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulances (PACDA) and OCTAL’s Emergency Response Team. The PET manufacturer was specifically chosen by emergency services in Oman’s Southernmost Governorate due to its noteworthy track record of Health, Safety, and Environmental excellence. 

Mohammed Al-Aamri – Health, Safety, Security & Environment Manager at OCTAL said, “We are extremely pleased with the successful outcome of the mock fire and emergency response drill. OCTAL will continue to work closely with concerned authorities in the region in order to maintain the highest standards of safety and emergency response readiness.” 

The event was held in partnership with the Raysut Joint Emergency Team (RJET) comprising of 8 members i.e., the Port of Salalah, MENA Group, Salalah Methanol Company, BP Oman, Dunes Oman, and Orpic. Officials from the Ministry of Health and the Royal Army of Oman were also present as part of the DHOFAR Emergency Committee. The mock drill which included rescue operations, fire response and evacuation was performed successfully. 

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Octal Petrochemicals

OCTAL is the world's largest producer of PET sheet and resin on a single site and the world's leading clear rigid packing material supplier, producing nearly 1 million metric tons of bottle grade PET and DPET™ sheet per year. Our large-scale production facilities, innovative products and global reach are enhancing the performance of our customers around the world by converting from PVC, polystyrene and PP to our fully-recyclable and economically-efficient DPET™ solutions.

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