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Alba endorses 12th Professional Development Conference, Exhibition


Manama, Nov. 21 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the leading champions of workplace safety and health in Bahrain, is a strategic partner for the 12th Professional Development Conference and Exhibition being held from 19 to 23 November 2017 at the Bahrain International Convention Centre, Gulf Hotel Bahrain.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency, Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Interior, the event is organised in coordination with the American Society of Safety Engineers – Middle East Chapter (ASSE – MEC).

The opening ceremony of the event was held on 20 November 2017 at the Gulf Hotel and was attended by Alba’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO), Ali Al Baqali, Alba’s Senior Manager Safety, Health, & Environment, Mohd Khalil and acting Public Relations Manager, Fatema Al Mohri.

Commenting on Alba’s support for the conference, Ali Al Baqali, said:
“Alba believes that Safety must be primary in everything we do. Our strong safety culture is due to the continuous commitment of all our employees across the plant. Our support towards the 12th Professional Development Conference and Exhibition is in line with our overarching goal of a safe working environment. By endorsing events such as these, we trust that we promote best practices of safety and health in the Kingdom.”

This conference is organized by the ASSE, an independent non-profit professional organisation that brings together key Health, Safety and Environment professionals from public and private sectors as well as the regional academic institutions, to share experience, insights and latest innovative ideas to address the HSE challenges.