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-Kuwait Chapter recently organized its 205th Technical Meet (7th in the term 2015-16) titled, " Overview of Kuwait Environmental Law 42/2014 " on 19 January, in the Kohinoor Banquet hall , Fahaheel.
The event began with a welcome address by Jignesh Shah, Secretary of ASSE Kuwait, followed by an address by Vice President, Dinesh Dutta, who emphasized on the importance of attending such meets and the importance of Kuwait Environment Law 42.
Prior to the technical meet, Director of GCC HSE Excellence Award 2016, Sunil N Sadanandan, presented a brief overview of the GCC HSE Excellence Award 2016.
Mr. Sadanandan, who is also Head of the Technical Event Committee, introduced the speaker, Brian Freeman who is currently the Business Development Manager for Integrated Environmental Solutions Company based in Kuwait.
Mr. Freeman explained about the organization of the new law and a brief description on articles, relationship with previous Kuwait laws and regulations, key features and new elements, current implementation status, compliance and enforcement impacts. This was then followed by a Q&A session, after which Mr. Freeman was presented with a memento by The ASSE Global Region Vice President, Ashok Garlapati along with the ASSE-Kuwait Chapter Vice president Mr. Dutta.
The meeting concluded with a speech by Santhosh Kumar Shenoy, Deputy Director for the GCC ASSE Excellence Award 2016.