ENOC Group has carried out a stringent programme of regular screening assessments and disinfection measures for its workforce dwelling inside its devoted accommodation facilities.
To protect nearly 6,000 of its staff, ENOC’s Occupational Health Service Centre (OHSC) has carried out a screening programme aligned with directives issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) which consists of case definition, case identification, stratification policy, time distribution of instances and rapid test screening.
In addition, the Group has additionally rolled out a complete prevention and contamination control programme, an isolation plan and posted an infectious disease prevention pandemic plan.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, said: “The safety of our staff, clients and the integrity of our assets and operations are our top precedence in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. To retain our operations and proceed to provide on our mandate to provide Dubai with its energy needs, we’ve put in place a strong plan before in February to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These efforts show the emphasis we place on the protection of our workforce as well as our customers, partners, stakeholders and the community at large.”
The Group also performs daily disinfection of staff accommodation; including deep cleaning, disinfection and sanitisation of all workforce rooms and washrooms including floors, frequent areas and other facilities, and has installed fogging tunnels to completely disinfect all seen surfaces of on the human body upon entering and exiting the lodging units and at all at high-risk operation areas. The disinfection process uses a incredibly potent chemical authorized by global and local health and environmental agencies to be used without the desire to evacuate staff. The crew additionally conducts a thorough risk evaluation at all workforce lodging on a weekly basis to constantly monitor and evaluate the workforce accommodation’s occupancy.
In addition, devoted buses transporting workforce to service station locations are disinfected on a daily basis after every trip from and to the accommodation. In efforts to maintain social distancing measures, the number of buses transporting team of workers has increased to maintain a 30% seating capacity on every bus.
ENOC additionally added a new workplace policy, lockdown manual and an isolation protocol that consists of devoted isolation rooms at every accommodation facility. The Group developed a platform for experts and healthcare practitioners to be available around the clock to tackle any cases that may additionally require medical attention. Health practitioners can address cases physically and remotely via ENOC’s Occupational Health Service Centre and a dedicated bilingual call center.
Additionally, the Group has launched awareness campaigns and webinars to make sure its workforce adheres to suggestions from the health authorities such as following social distancing, washing hands, wearing masks and gloves and using sanitisers. In addition, the Group has additionally launched a collection of webinars geared towards the staff’s mental and physiological wellbeing.
The preventive measures programme launched by ENOC’s Occupational Health Service Centre focuses on three major areas of contamination prevention and management: case definition, and identification, laboratory testing and treatment preferences and a thorough interpretation of medical history and final results. The outcomes are then despatched to the healthcare authorities in the UAE for confirmation and statistical purposes.