Date(s) - 12 April 2008
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On April 12, 2008, EQUATE Petrochemical Company achieved a significant safety milestone by achieving 10 million safe-man hours without a lost work-day injury for the second time in the company’s history.
The safe man-hours include all EQUATE employees, as well as contractors working with the company.
EQUATE President and CEO Hamad Al-Terkait said “Working 10 Million safe-man hours without a lost-work-day injury is a wonderful achievement and was accomplished through every employee’s commitment to overall safety behavior.”
Al-Terkait added “This accomplishment is a living proof that EQUATE is fully committed to ensure the safety of each and every individual working on site, including contractors.”
“This proves that EQUATE continues to lead our industry in safety performance and sets new achievement standards,” noted Al-Terkait.
On his part, EQUATE Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Department Leader Yousef Al-Gharabally said “This is a very significant achievement as it highlights our commitment towards safety.”
Al-Gharabally added that every upcoming safe-work day is part of EQUATE’s record of achievements in various fields.
On behalf of EQUATE Board of Directors and EQUATE Management Team, Al-Terkait extended heartfelt congratulations to all EQUATE employees and contractors on this great achievement.
On March 12, 2006, EQUATE achieved its first milestone of 10 million safe-man hours without a lost work-day injury.