Nama Chemicals launches its first program to raise awareness in home safety and first aid

Press release
Published April 24th, 2011 - 12:15 GMT
Abdulmohsin Al Ogaili, Chief Executive Officer for Nama Chemicals
Abdulmohsin Al Ogaili, Chief Executive Officer for Nama Chemicals

Nama Chemicals today launched its first program to raise awareness in home safety and first aid as part of its corporate social responsibility program for 2011. The event was hosted at the Women’s Foundation for Social Services where health and safety professionals gave lectures and held interactive discussions on safety around the home and first aid with members of the foundation.

Mr. Abdulmohsin Al Ogaili, Chief Executive Officer for Nama Chemicals commented “We launched this initiative as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility program for 2011. This is the first program of many that are designed to educate and raise awareness in home safety and reduce the number of serious accidents that occur in our homes.”

He continued to add “We have a very successful and ongoing health and safety program for all of our staff in their work environment and I feel that it is our responsibility to promote health and safety outside of the workplace. Most accidents that happen at home can be prevented and the goal of this program is to explain how they can be prevented as well as what to do if they occur.”

The program began with two lectures from two female doctors which focused on “First aid at home” and “Common causes of house fires”. These were followed by a Q&A session, which allowed all of the participants to raise any personal concerns they had within their own homes.

Nama Chemicals is fully committed to reducing any negative impact on the environment, through the use of a more sophisticated production processes with continuous training and monitoring of the tireless contribution in maintaining clean and healthy surroundings. "Nama Chemicals" and its affiliates is committed to over responsibility towards the health and safety in the work environment fully. Therefore, we have set standards not only to protect staff, but also to preserve the surrounding environment.

Nama Chemicals and its affiliates are fully committed in their responsibility towards health and safety in the work environment and have set standards not only to protect their staff but also to preserve the surrounding environment. Nama Chemicals use a more sophisticated production processes with continuous training and monitoring as well as its contribution in maintaining clean and healthy surroundings in order to reduce any negative impact it may have on the environment.

Nama Chemicals has a fully developed internal program called ‘Nama Aman’ which is designed to ensure the full implementation of environmental standards and health and safety throughout the workplace. Nama Aman is focused on training all of its employees in safety standards and raising safety awareness throughout every single employee in the company.

Background Information

NAMA Chemicals

NAMA Chemicals, established in 1992 is a Saudi multicultural joint stock corporation that creates value to the national economy by utilizing local natural resources in its dynamic growth strategy in the chemical and petrochemical businesses. 

These are exciting and challenging times in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as we move away from an oil-dependent economy to a fully diversified industrial base. NAMA is playing an important role in this transition, by following the most rigorous global standards for quality control and process management to produce high quality products that contribute to the safety and the quality of life of millions of people around the world. We are deploying world-class technology in all our production plants and drawing on the finest expertise from around the world to implement best practices and the most exacting international standards for the industry. 

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