NPPF NEWSLETTER MARCH 2018
Fire Safety & Emergency First Aid Training workshop
Workplace health and safety procedures are necessary for the well-being of both employers and employees. Since employees are the most valuable assets of a business, It is important for employers to take the necessary steps to protect employees from the health and safety concerns of today’s corporate community. Good health and safety measures mean that staffs can do their work more easily and safely. This will boost confidence, increase productivity and reduce costs.
Here in NPPF Dubai, we follow various safety standards to improve the work environment and safety of our employees.
Recently we have organized 3-Day training workshops for Dubai Civil Defense approved Fire Safety Training and Emergency First Aid Training – an International Qualification awarded by HABC (Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance) U.K. The training covered various aspects of workplace safety and other occupational hazards.
After the training, Our General Manager Mrs. Rana Al Saghir, Operations Manager Eng. Mohammad Al Saghir and Senior QHSE Manager & Management Representative Mr. Moustafa Abu -Ajameih distributed certificates among our employees.
The certificate distribution event was followed by a New Year sweet distribution for employees. General Manager Mrs. Rana explained about the various achievements of NPPF during 2017 including the DCL certification of NPPF Insulation products.
Expanded Polystyrene products (EPS) from National Polystyrene Packaging Factory L.L.C successfully passed the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code Practice
NPPF has become the first and only thermal EPS insulation company to produce EPS material that passed all required test in particular “ASTM E84 – 17 – Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (Flame Spread ≤ 25 and Smoke Developed Index ≤ 450)” and get approved.
Earlier this year most of the EPS providers were shaken up by the threat by Dubai Civil Defense regarding withdrawal of DCL certificate for EPS material if it is not complying the “UAE Fire and Life Safety Code Practice “. NPPF was successfully able to maintain the DCL certificate and be compliant with DCD fire code.
“The pioneers of EPS manufactures in UAE, NPPF is now the one and only DCL certification holding EPS manufacturing company in the country under “ASTM E84 – 17 – Standard Test Methods”
Dubai Central Laboratory Department, Dubai Municipality’s DCL certification can be considered as a golden feather in the cap. NPPF earned the award due to company’s compliance with regulations and dedication in promoting a safer and healthier Dubai by improving the quality of constructions in the Emirate of Dubai.
Here we proudly recall our all achievements as being the first EPS manufacturers in the UAE to get DCL certificate and the honor shows the company’s commitment and enthusiasm to encourage and assist with the programs of Dubai Municipality for the improvement of the quality of constructions in the Emirate. The award was issued on 21 May 2017.
The certification is in recognition of NPPF’s giant strides in the construction industry in Dubai and the Middle East, with the manufacturing of a wide range of polystyrene and packaging products. The certification from the Highness is not just an award, but also a special recognition as he stated in his words, “Me and My People, Love the first Place”, acknowledging that NPPF is the first thermal insulation company to get this certification and the only one capable of maintaining it.This award is given to only companies producing high-quality products. This add-on to prestigious certifications received by NPPF over the years.
NPPF Certificate List
NPPF also has trademark and certifications like “Emirates Quality Mark from Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA), Trust Mark from Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, Corporate Membership from Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) in addition to Management Systems certificates ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001”
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