MOU for the provision of safety services

MOU for the provision of safety services

Excellency Jamal Bin Aadid Al Muheiri, Acting Director-General of Dubai Civil Defense Department and Mr. Nashat Ismail Abdulrahman Al Badawna, Executive Director of Health, Safety and Security Sector at Etihad Rails have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at fostering cooperation and coordination regarding the provision of safety services to Federal Etihad Rails Network, through creating a joint programmes to identify suitable safety procedures and precautionary measures which are required to protect goods, passengers and all other users of the Rails network, from fire incidents risks within DCD’S areas of jurisdiction in the emirate of Dubai.

According to the MOU, DCD, being the entity responsible for handling and responding to fire incidents across Dubai emirate, will set the preventive safety rules and measures needed to protect lives and properties, which should come in line with UAE Fire and Life safety Code of Practice, and best international practices known in the field.

Meanwhile Etihad Rail has announced the graduation of the first batch of Emirati nationals on the Railways Diploma Programme from the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) and their subsequent employment by Etihad Rail DB who will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of Stage One of the national railway network.

 



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