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ASSE Kuwait Chapter organised the first session of Contractor Safety Month
October 12, 2015, 10:08 am

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Kuwait Chapter is Kuwait’s premier voluntary & non-profit organization providing professional guidance, training and consultancy; in the field of Health, Safety and Environment; to the industrial and social sectors in the region.

Continuing its constant efforts towards social responsibility and commitment, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Kuwait Chapter, organised the first session of the Contactor Safety Month, where specialist from M/s Scott Safety conducted a presentation on the Gas Detection System  technologies  which are  widely used at the hazardous work places.

The event sponsored by M/s Raja Company, was conducted at KOC Hubara Centre – Assembly Hall at Ahmadi township.

The event started with the welcome address by Jignesh Shah, Chapter Secretary. The Chapter President G. Sampath Reddy in his address informed that the chapter is  organizing the Contractor Safety month for the benefit of contractors in state of Kuwait who are exposed to various safety risks. These technical meets are open to everyone, so that the contactors who have a major role in industrial sector are updated to the best practices and latest technologies in life saving critical devices.

Ahmad Abbas, Manager – HSE, Kuwait Oil Company, Chief Guest for the technical meet inaugurated the event. In his inaugural address Mr. Ahmad Abbas acclaimed the efforts of   ASSE – Kuwait Chapter’s in bringing such excellent sessions, where in new technologies and developments happening in the world of HSE is introduced to contractor staff. He advised all the participants to attend all the sessions and reinforce their knowledge, so that their effort in preventing an accident at site can be accomplished. He also highlighted the need for preventing Motor Vehicle accidents and improvement in Contractor personnel welfare for improvement of HSE performance.

Balaji  General Manager  Raja company briefed on their company activities.

Sunil N Sadanandan, Head of Technical Event Committee introduced the speaker Mr. Garry Collins, Regional Business Director, from M/s Scott Safety, leaders in the manufacturing of safety equipments.

Garry Collins in his presentation explained about the new  development in  the field of gas detection which is an important activity in hazardous industries and latest innovation technologies available. The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session with the speaker and participants.  A quiz session was also conducted, where the winners received gift.

Jignesh Shah, Chapter Secretary briefed about the ASSE Chapter upcoming  programs, like HAZOP Leader Training and the BOHS Certified Training Program on Industrial Hygiene. The 8th International Professional Development Conference.

Dinesh Dutta Chapter Vice president in his closing address thanked the chief guest Ahmad Abbas, Manager HSE Kuwait Oil Company for the continuous support extended to ASSE Kuwait chapter. He also thanked the Speaker Gary Collins and the sponsors M/s Raja Company for the presentations, where the participants acquired knowledge on the recent development of life saving safety equipments. He thanked the all the participants who took their time in the evening to attend and enrich their knowledge. Around 200 persons from different sectors participated in this event. For more detail visit

Certificate of participation was distributed to all the participants. These events  are aimed to improve the awareness on safety for the supervisory and above level staff from contracting companies, Oil Sector, Consultants, Government Sectors, etc. ASSE Kuwait Chapter welcomes them to attend all the workshops. The entry is free.

The next session will be held on 13 October at the same place (KOC Hubara Centre –Assembly hall) from 06.30 pm to 08.30 pm, where Romain Crouzit from  M/s Capital Safety will be giving presentation on fall Protection System. Register through email to with details like your name, Company & Designation; email address, mobile number etc. with  the sessions you are going to attend.


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