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Umm Al Houl Power Company (UHP) is committed to safeguard the Health, Safety and Environment of its employees, contractors, clients and the public at large. The management and employees of UHP is committed to understand, meet and exceed our Customer’s requirements and needs through continual improvement of our operation and maintenance processes. UHP is dedicated to eliminate the sources of incidents, environmental hazards and to lessen their risk and impact by stressing involvement, consultation and teamwork. All employees and contractors are empowered to help develop a safe workplace and safe environment; safe system of work, good working habits and at all times to participate in Health, Safety and Environmental programs.


  • A clear and visible commitment from the management, which implies effective measures to enhance HSE at work.
  • A clear involvement and visible commitment from, the management and senior staff as to the importance of HSE and well-being at work and that is an integral part of everyone’s task and empowerment of employees through trainings, coaching and supervision.
  • Everyone has a responsibility in preventing injury/ill health to himself, to colleagues, to the public and preventing harm to the environment.
  • Constructive and open communication with immediate action to situations involving HSE issues.
  • A search for continual improvement based on:
    • Use of risk based analytical techniques.
    • Implementation of “lessons learned” from incidents or near miss incidents.
  • Knowledge of HSE matters build up as it is essential for everyone to achieve HSE Excellence:
    • General and Specific training will lead to increased awareness in each person.
    • HSE is part of the staff, contractors and other services qualification process.
    • HSE is part of management and staff evaluation and reward.
    • The establishment of good working relationships with national, regional and local authorities.

The Safety Section provides continuous monitoring and coaching to ensure everyone is align with the HSE Management System. It further develops campaigns and program that bolster knowledge and awareness. The facility has recently celebrated significant H&S milestones, 1,000 Days and 2 Million Safe Man-hours without a single lost time incident since the 1st day of RO Commercial Operation. Umm Al Houl further aims to align its current H&S Framework to ISO 45001.