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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 23/03/2014
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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) As part of its ongoing emergency preparedness programme, Qatargas conducted a complete evacuation exercise of its Doha Head office building in West Bay. The exercise was led by Qatargas' Emergency Management Services, with support from the Qatar Civil Defense Directorate (QCDD). The Qatargas Head Office building is a 52-storey tower which currently has employees of both Qatargas and Qatar Petroleum. Other parties involved in the exercise included Hamad Ambulance Services, local Police (AL FAZAA), Qatargas Initial Response Team, Qatargas Medical and trained Floor Wardens from both Qatargas and Qatar Petroleum. This emergency exercise was part of Qatargas' annual emergency exercises and drills plan. The primary aim of the exercise is to promote fire safety at the workplace and to boost the confidence of employees regarding the safe evacuation of the building. The exercise also aimed at enhancing Qatargas' relationship with QCDD and practicing their response as well as that of other response agencies. During the two weeks leading up to the exercise, the Qatargas Emergency Management Services Department conducted various learning and information sessions for the occupants of the building and floor wardens as part of the Emergency Response Preparedness Campaign. An official debriefing was held on the same day with Qatargas and Qatar Petroleum role players, observers, floor wardens as well as with Qatar Civil Defense officer

 


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