RCJ Industrial Security and Safety Department organized recently in Jubail Industrial City an awareness program about Heat Exhaustion in collaboration with the RC’s contractors and other companies.
The program aimed to promote awareness of the importance of taking necessary procedures and implementation of heat exhaustion administration program by contractors and supervisors of workers to protect them against heat strokes in the pipelines corridors. Besides to raise awareness about the high temperature related illnesses and methods of protection.
Eng. Saeed Al-Shehri, Director of Industrial Security & Safety Department in Jubail pointed out that in compliance with the regulations of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development; to ban work under direct Sun in open places in the time between 12 pm to 3 pm.. we are keen through this program to educate the contracting companies workers who work in the pipelines corridors under direct sun and to ensure their safety from the occupational injuries such as heat stress which leads to heat strokes and heat exhaustion and fainting.
Eng. Al-Shehri added that the Safety Section of the Industrial Security and Safety Department invited the companies and contractors to conduct an awareness program about heat exhaustion which was welcomed by the companies.
Al-Shehri asked the companies and workers to implement and activate the instructions and guidance to prevent the risk of heat exhaustion.