American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Kuwait Chapter is a premier voluntary, non-profit Health, Safety and Environmental organization, which strives to provide professional guidance, training, consultancy and resources to the industrial and social sectors in the region. As a part of continuous efforts in its professional journey, ASSE-KC organized the 198th Technical Meet and 8th for the year 2014-15; on “Hazard Communication ” at Kohinoor Banquets hall, Fahaheel, Kuwait on 29 April, 2015.
The Technical Meet kick-started with the welcome address by Dinesh Datta, Chapter Treasurer & Acting Secretary and briefed the day’s agenda. Ritesh Gupta, Head of Technical Events Committee welcomed the participants and introduced the speaker, Ravi B. Tammanur.
Ravi B.Tammanur, CSP, CIH, an industrial hygienist from Kuwait National Petroleum company has more than 20 years of professional experience and is the founding member of the ASSE Kuwait family.
Mr. Tammanur explained about identifying chemicals used in the workplace, Hazards of chemicals used, Labelling, Use of MSDS and Use of PPE, Exposure Monitoring/Medical Surveillance with an excellent presentation and related videos. There was a question & answer session where the audience raised their concerns about HSE performance and got clarified by the speakers. Mohammad Riaz Shareef, President of ASSE Kuwait thanked the speaker and all the attendees for their participation. The program concluded with the dinner.