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EQUATE Petrochemical achieves 11 mn safe-man hours
Jun '08
On June 3, 2008, EQUATE Petrochemical Company achieved an unprecedented safety milestone by achieving 11 million safe-man hours without a lost work-day injury for the first time in the company's history.

The safe man-hours include all EQUATE employees, as well as contractors working with the company.

EQUATE President and CEO Hamad Al-Terkait said “Working 11 Million safe-man hours without a lost-work-day injury is a wonderful achievement and was accomplished through every employee's commitment to overall safety behavior.”

Al-Terkait added “This accomplishment is a living proof that EQUATE is fully committed to ensure the safety of each and every individual working on site, including contractors.”

“This proves that EQUATE continues to lead our industry in safety performance and sets new achievement standards,” noted Al-Terkait.

On behalf of EQUATE Board of Directors and EQUATE Management Team, Al-Terkait extended heartfelt congratulations to all EQUATE employees and contractors on this great achievement.

On his part, EQUATE Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Department Leader Yousef Al-Gharabally said “This is a very significant achievement as it highlights our commitment towards safety.”

Al-Gharabally added that every upcoming safe-work day is part of EQUATE's record of achievements in various fields.

Al-Gharabally said “This achievement holds great significance because of the large amount of projects and construction work that have taken place, as well as existing activities related to Greater EQUATE commissioning and startup.”

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