14 June 2022
The Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah held the second virtual workshop for this year on the best environmental practices in the issue of handling and storing chemicals, where an invitation was sent to the competent authorities in the emirate and the industrial and professional facilities used for these materials. The workshop aims to present and transfer experiences and best international practices. And benefit from the experiences of leading companies in dealing with chemicals.
Dr. Saif Mohammed Al Ghais, Director General of the Environmental Protection and Development Authority, said: "The UAE places health, safety and environmental standards at the top of its concerns, and this comes with taking into account the interests of the sectors concerned with dealing with chemicals and hazardous materials."
Al-Ghais continued: "The workshop focused on storage methods and the best mechanisms and practices in dealing with hazardous materials, chemicals, and emissions. The mechanisms for self-reporting of facilities and the mutual benefits of this methodology were also discussed, provided that the protection of public health and environmental systems is taken into account with the cooperation of all."
A number of parties participated in the workshop, and the procedures and practices followed in their bodies were presented to transfer experience and knowledge to the industrial establishments present in the workshop.