Health & Safety

At Al Abbar we are not only delivering our expertise to our customers and societies but also enabling environments that will benefit them for the long term.

Whether for public safety or environmental protection, together with our stakeholders Al Abbar helps to modernize procedures, systems, and institutions to build local capacities and generate sustainable outcomes beyond the project. We deliver this by applying our proven processes, and global experience protecting natural resources, promoting local business opportunities, and partnering with communities.

Our Quality Policy is to provide reliable design, engineering, and project management services for all Facade projects, satisfying the applicable health, safety, environmental, statutory, regulatory & contractual requirements, and stakeholders’ objectives. We shall possess adequate quality system procedures & objectives to achieve the above and are committed to:

  • Create total awareness within the organization
  • Provide optimum resources to facilitate adherence

Al Abbar is an Integrated Management System (IMS) certified company and has established, implemented and maintained effective Quality, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management System, in line with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 to ensure that customer satisfaction and requirements are being met.

Group intends to conduct all of its operations in such a manner as to prevent incidents, injury, ill-health and pollution and to encourage the conservation of our natural resources henceforth, Al Abbar with its hired subcontractors along with its Clients has committed to comply and adhere to all local and internationally acclaimed accepted compliance standards, system rules and regulations, construction practices and codes of conduct.

Al Abbar periodically reviews its procedures, plans, policy and commitment statements for its suitability, satisfaction and growth in compliance with its Client's QHSE requirements, Policy and System Safety Rules. Al Abbar takes full responsibility for implementation of specified measures and commits to operating its best international standards & procedures of construction practices.

Modern infrastructure projects must consider sustainability, environmental impacts and health and safety to be fully successful. A solid vision and policy with a high standard for environment, health and safety provide a more sustainable project. Al Abbar offers high-quality consultancy services covering all phases of Façade project from planning and design to construction and maintenance.

Our comprehensive, integrated, and tailored sustainability approach is what sets us apart as we:

  • Value our people and their safety
  • Deliver on our client commitments
  • Understand and add value to our clients’ businesses
  • Respect our partners, communities, and environment
  • Use of sustainable materials for the construction
  • Use of standardized systems in the design phase
  • Challenge, innovate and evolve

Sustainability considerations are implemented from the beginning of design development thus enabling full integration of this approach in the design process and optimizing the possibilities of achieving a result that will reduce future operational costs through careful use of natural resources and minimization of the carbon (CO2) footprint of the project

We minimize impacts and enhance opportunities by listening first and then working with a wide range of stakeholders to create strategies that empower safe, productive, robust, reliable, and cost-effective operations. Clients gain the advantage of our global knowledge-bank of sustainability learnings, programs, and innovations to help meet obligations and unlock the greatest value.

Strong corporate governance, transparent practices, high standards of behaviour and economic resilience all contribute to Al Abbar’s industry-leading business performance

We have embedded innovation in our business strategy to drive meaningful outcomes. Our team is guided by a strict governance framework. Al Abbar ensures consistent delivery project across geographical borders, drawing on proven management systems to inform real-time decisions, optimize productivity and reduce costs. Our high-performance systems ensuring we cost-effectively meet operational challenges while delivering maximum flexibility and responsiveness

Health and safety underpin everything we do at Al Abbar.

We believe our target of zero accidents is an achievable aspiration and We believe safe projects are successful projects. However, it is a huge challenge in an industry that often involves dangerous machinery, heavy loads and working at height. It is our responsibility to ensure that every person who works for Al Abbar returns home safely at the end of the working day. Fostering a culture of care and concern for others, as well as openness and transparency, is the mission of our Safety program. All employees receive training as part of this program, which is also extended to sub-contractors and partner organizations.

This behavioural change program is complemented by the most rigorous application of best practice health and safety processes and procedures, adhering to BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety standards as a minimum.

We see CSR as critical to our successful and long term relationships with employees, customers, and the communities in which we work since it covers all aspects of corporate authority; ensuring we conduct our business ethically and socially taking into account our environmental impact and individual human rights.

  • As a multi-national organization, our responsibilities extend to protecting environments; hence we aspire to ensure good labour standards and practices in our local and overseas factories and offices.
  • Driven by the Senior Management and with support from our central HR department, we are ensuring that our CSR policy is firmly embedded in our organization's culture. Our approach is designed to develop improvement actions and awareness amongst our staff at all levels, allowing them to support our values and behaviours.
  • Demanding performance criteria are developed to measure and improve the contribution that we make in all aspects of our approach to CSR. Al Abbar is creating a firm set of organizational values that encompass everything we do. Our values will be enhanced with the implementation and integration of ISO14001 EMS (Environment Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System), which will involve members of staff at all levels to ensure our values reflect both our business and staff.
  • We will positively promote these values in our activities and places of work and hence will be able to create and sustain a competitive advantage, therefore meeting and exceeding the future demands placed upon us.
  • If we are to achieve sustainability, we are acutely aware of the need to take account of social regeneration alongside physical regeneration.
  • We believe that the built environment has an important influence on the possibilities available to its users, and it is, therefore, crucial that the design reflects the vision and the core needs of the project. By incorporating flexibility and dual-use into our design, the life of a building can be dramatically extended, reducing the need for costly and wasteful redevelopment of the site in the future.
  • An understanding of the need for sustainability and how these issues relate to our core services is a fundamental part of our project approach. We have long been a market leader in the construction field and drive the goal of sustainability throughout the development life of a project.