Occupational Safety Regulations

Free Zone and Industrial Operations
ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY DIVISION

PREAMBLE
The Occupational Safety Regulations for Dubai World clients and all Business Units of Dubai world operating within the area of Dubai World Jurisdiction, provide broad standards for ensuring a high level of safety of people, property, equipment and environment against hazards associated with industrial, and commercial operations areas under Dubai world/PCFC jurisdiction. This document should be read in conjunction with other Trakhees regulatory documents Regulations and also other applicable local / federal HSE requirements.

The (Authority) operates under a system of prior and continuous approval and no operation may commence until the facility/operations have been inspected and the Authority is satisfied that the facility meets its requirements and is fit to operate. When the Authority is satisfied with the facility and operational /HSE controls, then an Operation Fitness Certificate will be issued, to be signed by officials of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), and the Competent Department of the Authority. The licensee/lessee is also responsible by the Law under Ministerial Decision No. (32) of 1982 and other federal /state regulations, for the protection of their labour/staff from risks at work, injuries, disease, fire etc. that may result, and he must take the appropriate precautions to the satisfaction of the Authority. Relevant international Regulations & Guidelines such as Health & Safety Executive (HSE -UK), OSHA, NFPA, IAEA, API, ASME and ASHRAE standards will be the baseline/ reference line for any requirements that have not been referred to these regulations.

The Scope of these Regulations covers the following areas:
–  Occupational Health & Safety
–  Public Health
–  Electrical Regulations
–  General Commodity storage
–  Chemicals & Petroleum Products
–  Equipment Operations
–  Basic Operational requirements on Fire Protection, Prevention & Control

Click below to read more:
www.ehss.ae/forms/occupationalsafetyregulationsrev.05,22.02.10.pdf

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