Dubai HSE Forum 2019 to tackle challenges, trends and new technologies

9. The workshop on promoting health and wellbeing in the workplace had everyone on their feet The UAE has grown phenomenally as a major business centre, with a plethora of profitable industries

Economic growth has driven the need for a robust labour force capable of carrying out high-risk jobs across multiple industries

Protecting the health and safety of this ever-increasing workforce is a priority for all. Despite a regulatory push for better safety measures at work with the support of all stakeholders, workplace accidents do occur. In this context, the Dubai Health, Safety & Environment Forum 2019 will present the latest innovations to help businesses deal with challenges related to occupational health and safety.

Taking place from 24-25 November, 2019 at Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection Dubai, the forum brings together industry experts from across the region. At the two-day event, industry leaders sharing solutions to enable companies and organisations to run successful operations while maintaining the highest health, safety and environment (HSE) standards.

Researched and developed by the Health, Safety and Security Review Middle East, major topics to be discussed include wellness and prevention management, enhancing HSE standards in UAE, ensuring safety without compromising on quality, protecting consumers while ensuring quality, developing policies and implementing technologies to control emissions, monitoring potentially hazardous environments with IoT, mitigating work-related risks using artificial intelligence (AI), impact of digital transformation on the workplace (and why it is an opportunity for HSE leaders), disaster management systems, emergency preparedness and readiness.

These topics are crucial for major sectors such as oil and gas, construction, utilities, logistics and transportation, manufacturing, and food and beverage. The forum presents an opportunity for the attendees to gain deep insights on policy, strategies and technical expertise.

The event will focus on:

-Networking with industry leaders, international speakers and decision-makers.

-Analysing the latest challenges and issues in the region.

-Interacting with globally renowned HSE professionals and experts sharing their experience and knowledge.

-Understanding the future of new technology to enhance HSE performance.

-Exploring new avenues to develop businesses.

Advisory panellists include Dr Rehab Al Ameri, director of National Accreditation System Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology; Salman Dawood Abdulla, executive vice-president of HSSEQ, Emirates Global Aluminium; Professor Janvier Gasana, chair of department of Occupational Health, Kuwait University; Raed Marzooqi, head of HSE, Dubai Municipality; Nasser Al-Buhairi, head of Emergency Unit, Kuwait Oil Company.

For further information see the website at

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