Programme on Industrial Safety Practices
As a part of Health and Safety activity, a programme on Industrial Safety Practices was conducted in the Engineering Department. The presentation was given by Mr Bader Al Muqbali, Health and Safety Coordinator from Majan Electricity Company, Ibri on 12 June 2019 at 11 am to 12 noon in the Free Access Lab (B001), Engineering building.
In his presentation, he gave clear information about the safety practices in Majan Electricity Company and safety precaution measurements in Oman. The use of fuses, miniature circuit breakers (MCB), moulded case circuit breakers (MCCB) in the substation were explained.
He also explained the importance of helmets, safety glass, high visibility clothing, masks, gloves, overalls, safety belts and safety boots in the substation. He also explained the structure of the power station and the types of cooling oil used in the transformers, material used in the transmission lines and various voltage levels used in Ibri. Handling of frayed electrical cords, ungrounded machinery, working from ladders, visiting premises and sites awareness about the parking area, positions of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels, and assembly point was explained.
40 students and five staff members benefited from this programme with good interaction.