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Health Safety And Environment

Who we are

Our vision is to make every effort necessary to build a healthy and safe environment with the creation and development of safety requirements when carrying out tasks and duties in order to achieve the principle of excellence in the application of international standards to make our services distinguished by the supply of electricity and water at the highest level in efficiency and safety.


We also believe that our most important resource is the human element and their expertise, and the individual is the main focus that, with his various practices that he performs on a daily basis, leads to reducing the environmental impact and exposing him to hazards and accidents.


From this standpoint, Etihad Water and Electricity is keen to spread the culture of safety, occupational health and the environment in order to change personal behavior in safety and environmental practices.

Health, Safety
and Environment Policy
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Goal

1Achieve sustainable excellence in providing electricity and water services to customers.
2Manage desalinated water demand & supply in a sustainable & excellent manner.
3Ensuring the delivery of administrative services based on quality, efficiency and transparency standards.

Occupational Health and Safety

A summary of Occupational Health and Safety

The Health, Safety and Environment Department seeks to provide a safe work environment for all employees to maintain their health and safety, by applying best practices and observing all occupational health and safety requirements. Enhance and raising the level of awareness of employees in various areas of occupational health and safety will contribute to reduce accidents and risks in the work environment.

Goal

1Developing the performance of occupational health and safety management system in accordance with the best international and local practices and requirements in the field of occupational health and safety.
2Providing a safe work environment by reducing occupational health and safety risks to a minimum for the human and physical elements.
3Enhancing the level of awareness in the field of occupational health and safety among the Etihad water & electricity’s employees and those concerned by implementing various awareness programs and activities. Raise the level of readiness of the Etihad water & electricity’s facilities for various emergencies to protect life and property.

Partners

Affordable And Clean Energy
Ministry of Health and Prevention
Training

Awareness and Training

The Health, Safety and Environment Department seeks to provide a safe work environment for all employees to maintain their health and safety, by applying best practices and observing all occupational health and safety requirements. Enhance and raising the level of awareness of employees in various areas of occupational health and safety will contribute to reduce accidents and risks in the work environment.


Environment

A summary of Environment

As part of ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY efforts to achieve environmental sustainability, Health Safety and Environment Department established in 2010. And by adopting the best local and international practices, consistent with the laws and regulations, which contribute to preserve environment and reduce the impact resulting from its operational activities.

Goal

1Enhancing the environmental awareness of ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY employees through implementing various awareness events and programs.
2Reducing environmental risks and impacts related to the ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY activities and operations by following best environmental practices.
3Reviewing and developing the performance of ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY environmental management system in accordance with international and local best practices to ensure leadership in the environmental field.

Partners

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
Bee’ah
Environment Protection & Development Authority
Emirates Environmental Group
RAK Waste Management Authority
Training

Environmental Awareness and Training

Promoting environmental awareness for employees helps to increase their awareness of environmental concepts and motivates them to contribute and participate individually and collectively in protecting the environment and increasing the environmental responsibility through the implementation of an integrated program such as sustainability,environmental innovation and recycling.


Central laboratory

A summary of the Central Laboratory

The central laboratory in ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY was established in 1999 in the Emirate of Sharjah, and then it was transferred to the Al-Zawra area in Ajman. It has been established according to best practices in the design and development of a multidisciplinary technical structure capable of strengthening the quality infrastructure in laboratories and working according to the best international standards approved for water testing and issuance of conformity certificates.


The scope of the central laboratory is to examine the quality of produced and distributed water to customers and consumers from the various sectors in the Emirates served by ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY


The laboratory aims to be the best reference laboratory that keeps pace with the latest technologies, which contributes to enhancing ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY’s vision to be Pioneers in providing electricity and water services to improve the standard of living and achieve sustainable growth, leading to the vision of the government of the United Arab Emirates to be among the best countries in the world in terms of economic development and social development by the golden jubilee of the Union in 2021.

Strategic Objectives

  • Percentage of Compliance of Distributed water with ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY Approved Specifications.

Operational Objectives

  • Percentage of Compliance of Distributed water with ETIHAD WATER & ELECTRICITY Approved Specifications.
  • Percentage of samples tested according to annual plan.
  • Percentage of tested water storage tanks according to the annual plan.
  • Percentage of periodical maintenance of laboratory equipment achieved
  • Percentage of laboratory equipment calibrated according to plan.

Statistics

Quantity of disposed hazardous waste materials, Ton

Quantity of recycled materials,
KG

Etihad Water & Electricity Carbon Emission Factor tC02e

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