ALMANSOORI scoops prestigious Oil and Gas Middle East Award 2015
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering, the leading Middle East oilfield services provider, has scooped the HSE Initiative of the Year award at the prestigious Oil and Gas Middle East awards. The announcement was made at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi on 7 October.
The company was also highly commended in the Oilfield Services Company of the Year category.
AlMansoori won the HSE Initiative of the Year award for its continued work to educate and support its workforce on healthy living. The leading global causes of death are cancer, diabetes and heart disease which are occurring at alarming rates in the UAE. AlMansoori’s aim is to help its employees reduce these diseases by improving their health and encouraging them to practice prevention.
The company has implemented an innovative approach to health through its flagship program Health Monitoring Management System (HMMS). The system is designed to evaluate and classify the health of every employee, as well as promote wellbeing and disease prevention. Employees are offered a consultation with a doctor to evaluate their health, diet, and lifestyle.
Through its HMMS AlMansoori has seen:
- 5% decrease in the number of employees who smoke
- 19% decrease in high blood pressure
- 40% decrease in high cholesterol
- 2% decrease in diabetes rates
- 57% decrease in cholesterol levels
- 34% of employees reduce their weight
- 35% improving their blood sugar levels.
Ibrahim Al Alawi, deputy CEO of AlMansoori said: “At AlMansoori, we believe prevention is the key to maintaining optimal health and education is the most important aspect.
“Employees are taught the facts about healthy nutrition, factors that allow one to lead a healthy lifestyle, advice to strengthen the immune system in order to avoid sickness, introductions to alternative therapies and tips on disease prevention.”
Note to Editors:
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering is the leading provider of oilfield services in the Middle East. Founded in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in 1977, the company has grown to employ a workforce of more than 3,000 across 26 countries throughout the world.
In 2008, AlMansoori made the strategic decision to create holding companies AlMansoori Petroleum Services (AMPS) and AlMansoori Petroleum Industries (AMPI), which segregated the company’s business units and manufacturing and fabrication unit respectively.
The company’s activities are predominantly based in the Middle East and North Africa, through a number of acquisitions and joint ventures with internationally recognized companies.