Abu Dhabi DoE links companies within energy sector to Hassantuk safety system

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Department of Energy – Abu Dhabi (DoE) will connect all companies and enterprises registered in the energy sector to the Hassantuk intelligent protection and control system.

Launched by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence General Command under the supervision of the Ministry of Interior in 2018, the system relies on advanced technology and artificial intelligence to predict risks and provide data and information 24 hours a day.

The DoE is ensuring that all companies and enterprises in the sector are directly linked with the system as soon as possible. The system provides immediate alarms at the Civil Defense Operations Room to ensure the safety and security of all entities. It helps preserve the safety, health and lives of employees, and ensures a quick response in times of crisis and emergency.

Shaima Abdulla Al Mulla, Licensing and Compliance and Consumer Protection Office Director, said that “The Hassantuk system enables us to ensure the security and safety of the facilities, buildings and employees working in the energy sector. The energy sector is considered sensitive, given the nature of its business, and we aim to achieve a working environment in which all precautionary measures are followed by the best quality standards. We strive to ensure business continuity and effective emergency response and handling, avoiding any potential physical, environmental, and human losses. This move also supports our mandate to ensure energy and water security in the emirate.”

Ms. Al Mulla also noted that the DoE had released the necessary regulations and standards for the protection of enterprise security and monitors companies’ compliance through its health, safety and environment management system. It applied all safeguards and followed precautionary procedures, taking into consideration that linking companies to the Hassantuk system was essential to achieving the goals of the UAE National Agenda 2021. This step was also important to maintain the UAE’s status as one of the safest countries in the world, as it promoted sustainability and reduced the rate of accidents and deaths caused by fires and other calamities.

Mr. Jamal Salem Al-Menhali, Director of the Industrial Protection Department, praised the joint cooperation with the Department of Energy and their keenness to raise the level of security and safety in facilities by linking them to the Hassantuk system. He further stated that this would reduce the response time to fire accidents, ensuring effective firefighting and fire alarm systems in these facilities throughout the year, which will in turn help increase the efficiency and reduce losses to life and property as well as enable business continuity.

Mr. Ayman Al Sebeyi, General Manager at Hassantuk, commented that “Hassantuk is one of the world’s first federal fire and life safety services designed not only to help save lives and property but also to assist organizations like the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy to make and keep their buildings and facilities safe. Hassantuk is proud to share the same values as the DoE and is committed to working with all organizations and businesses across the UAE to further protect lives and property. Hassantuk continues to provide 24×7 round-the-clock protection for connected buildings, creating a safer, smarter community.”

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