ENOC Group recently hosted the initial Retail Fuel Industry Security Conference, to discuss the very best industry safety practices and potential obstacles within fuel retail operations.
The occasion was inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy. The conference was also attended key strategic partners and federal authorities including Representatives from the Ministry of Energy (MoE), Dubai Civil Defence (DCD), Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), ASEG Co., Emarat & ADNOC as well as officials from ENOC Group.
" Hosting an event to focus on safety and security in the fuel retail supplies a platform for key industry professionals and representatives from government entities in the UAE to review recent trends, and clarified ideal methods in the market. We are certain that this meeting will certainly not just implant concepts of safety and security and sustainability, but will certainly contribute to raising finest techniques to make sure the safety and joy of individuals in the UAE." stated H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy.
The conference addressed with key issues dealing with EHS and security at gas station; consisting of occurrences such as vehicle fires, nozzles detachment occurrences. Industry professionals also shed light on the importance of enforcing no smoking policies, the surge of retail automation and turbulent modern technologies such as RFID settlement systems and digitisation and their impact on safety.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, said: "Adjusting health, environment and safety and security ideal practices within our fuel network is important, and will continuously stay an important component in the success of our operations. We hope that this inaugural meeting creates a platform to involve with industry experts to clarify existing trends in gas retail and address obstacles to remove mishaps or potential hazards."
Dedicated to boost EHS ideal practices and boosting fire emergency situation response, ENOC Group positions a high focus on training its retail staff who function across its gas station network. The Group works closely with Dubai Civil Protection in creating various training components for supervisors (emergency situation -responders), forecourt and non-forecourt website team (first fire responders) and for fire wardens at team lodgings.
In 2017 a total amount of 1,176 of ENOC's personnel were trained by the Group's fire professional team.