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Waste Management in the UAE

  Feb 26 2019

# Health, Safety and Environment

A new high-tech waste to energy (WTE) facility in Sharjah is to come on-line by 2020. Managed by the Emirates Waste to Energy Company (a joint venture between Masdar and Bee’ah) it will be capable of processing approximately 300,000 tonnes of waste per year and will generate up to 30MW of energy. Located within Bee’ah’s Waste Management Centre in Sharjah, the facility will process more ...;

The Wastes Management Hierarchy and The Circular Economy

  May 25 2016

# Health, Safety and Environment

For many in business, wastes that are produced are simply an overhead that must be accounted for and are a drain on profits; there is a fundamental acceptance that waste is inevitable! However with the right approach, the amount of waste produced and the related cost for disposal can be significantly reduced such that profitability can increase without increasing product...;

Management Role in Occupational Health and Safety

  May 21 2014

# Health, Safety and Environment

Is a written policy report considered a solution to occupational health and safety issues? Does management commitment to safety make a difference? Before we answer those questions, allow me to state few useful statistics: - Nearly 50 employees are injured every minute of a 40-hour workweek and almost 17 employees die each day (USA). - According to Occupational Safety and Health Administrati...;

To Be Safe or Not to Be Safe...? This is the Question.

  May 21 2014

# Health, Safety and Environment

This is a first in a series of articles on Meirc's site related to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) in the workplace. Also be sure to join the group "Together for a safer workplace" where you can share your opinions, experience and knowledge about the topic. To Be Safe or Not To Be Safe...? This is the Question. To be healthy you have to be safe and to be safe you have to prevent injuries of...;