Khalifa University commits to enhancing community’s Environment, Health and Safety

WAM Abu Dhabi, Jan 7th, 2013 (WAM) — Khalifa University announced today its new Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Policy Statement, emphasising on its commitment to EHS initiatives for all those who work, study, or visit its campuses.

The EHS policy statement complies with the Abu Dhabi Environment, Health ‘&’ Safety Management System Regulatory Framework (AD EHSMS RF), the ADEC EHS Regulation, and other relevant legislation and industry standards.

“The policy statement dictates the University pledge to protecting and conserving the environment and to preventing injury or anything that my contribute to the ill health of its staff, students, visitors, contractors and hired labor employees of KU,” said Dr. Tod Laursen, Khalifa University’s President.

“EHS initiatives are essential to the proactive way we conduct our efforts here. The �Incident Prevention’ approach that we are aiming at will contribute to the sustainability of our students, faculty and staffs overall productivity and innovation.

“We continually improve our Environment, Health and Safety Management System (EHSMS) and performance through our unique cycle of developing, implementing, maintaining and reviewing the EHS Management System across all campuses and workplaces, this helps us to contribute to the accomplishment of the Abu Dhabi government’s 2030 vision.” Dr. Laursen added.

The policy statement issued will be followed by a series of events and activities that will involve Khalifa University community members, and will enhance their awareness and engagement in the implementation of the EHS policy WAM/AM

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