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 ADEC organises a workshop on Environment, Occupational Health and Safety Management systems for colleges and universities

The Abu Dhabi Education Council has launched its phase two awareness workshop for colleges and universities regarding requirements related to Environment, Occupational Health and Safety Management.

The AD EHSMS Regulatory Framework and the initial registration steps and development of colleges and universities EHS Management Systems is in compliance with the Education Sector Requirements as per its risk classification and the Abu Dhabi EHSMS Regulatory Framework.

ADEC was nominated by OSHAD in 2010 as the Sector Regulatory Authority for Education responsible for developing Sector specific requirements and monitoring the EHSMS implementation in its respected entities, including Nurseries, Schools, Colleges and Universities public and private schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, in compliance with Abu Dhabi EHS Management System Regulatory Framework.

ADEC launched the Education Sector EHSMS Requirements as part of Phase 1 in March 2012 for all public and private schools which was followed by  a set of comprehensive workshops on the Sector Requirements and Abu Dhabi EHSMS Regulatory Framework during April to June of 2012.

A proactive approach from Khalifa University by developing a full EHS Management System in compliance with Education Sector EHSMS Requirements and AD EHSMS Regulatory Framework granted its approval after system review by ADEC EHS Section to be the first University to receive the Approval Certificate to implement its EHSMS System in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

– ADEC Press Release