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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

HLG highlights solid safety record for 2010

by Erin Mc Cafferty

© Al Habtoor Group | Thousands gathered at the construction site at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, to celebrate the achievement of 15 million man-hours LTI-free. Th project has since gone on to reach 20 million man-hours LTI-free

Al Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has continued its focus on safety with many projects hitting key safety milestones at the end of 2010

HLG Group Manager QHSE & Training Tom McGuire, said the Group had a constant focus on improving safety and that it continually aimed to improve safety statistics.

“The Group worked an incredible 186 million man-hours across the business in 2010, and a number of our projects have achieved significant safety milestones, which is a fantastic result,” he said.

“HLG has worked hard to reduce the lost time due to injury (LTI) hours across the Group and we are pleased to report a number of achievements on key projects.”

Key safety milestones were reached on the following sites:

 

  • Zayed University, Abu Dhabi reaching 20 million man-hours LTI-free
  • Al Shaqab, Qatar reaching 15 million man-hours LTI-free
  • Doha City Centre Phase 3, Qatar reaching 8.6 million man-hours LTI-free
  • TDIC Construction Village, Abu Dhabi was completed at 6.5 million man-hours and 1,000 days LTI-free
  • Al Bustan Complex, Abu Dhabi reaching 5 million man-hours LTI-free
  • Dubai Pearl, Dubai reaching 2.7 million man-hours LTI-free
  • Iris Bay, Dubai reaching 2.4 million man-hours and one full year LTI-free

“HLG has a strong emphasis on practicing and promoting safety initiatives across all project sites and we aim to continue to build on these programmes throughout the coming year,” Mr McGuire said.

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