At ACC we are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our workforce and the people who live and work close to our projects. To enable us to do this, we operate a robust Health, Safety and Environmental management system which is evaluated for continual improvement in accordance with OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.
We foster a Health and Safety culture across our sites and believe that it is the responsibility of everyone from Senior Management to our site Workers to try to eliminate accidents from our workplaces. Our HSE practices include:
- ongoing training for all employees and subcontractors to make sure they can carry out their work safely;
- all staff are proactive in continually monitoring and reporting any new hazards so that accidents can be avoided;
- Senior Management frequently visit project sites to speak to workers about HSE and Welfare requirements, ensuring that resources are available to implement the Health and Safety policy fully;
- we implement a risk-based approach in the planning and operation of our projects, seeking ways to eliminate accidents, injury and illnesses, reduce the use of energy and minimize material wastage to prevent pollution.
As well as complying with all legal requirements we keep up to date with best practices in HSE management and have been members of the British Safety Council for 12 years, as well as a selected and approved entity of Abu Dhabi Municipality since May, 2012. For the past four years, we have been awarded an International Safety Award in recognition of our commitment to Health and Safety Management in Merit category, as well as numerous recognition and appreciation certificates from our Clients and Consultants.
Sustainability and the Environment
We recognize the importance of the natural environment and the significance of the ecosystem’s sustainability.
We fully comply with all sustainability and environmental legislations and work pro-actively with all levels of government, regulatory agencies and our clients to facilitate sustainability and environmental requirements in the early stages of each of our projects.
We are dedicated to preventing pollution and minimizing the adverse impacts of our activities on the natural, built and cultural environment. We also reduce waste through minimization strategies and promote the efficient use of natural resources.
We apply ISO 9001 standards to all of ACC’s projects. ISO 9001 assures that ACC provides its clients with consistent and reliable performance in adherence with the best quality practices the industry has to offer.