January 27, 2021: Mai Dubai, the leading bottled water company in the UAE and fully owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has successfully completed a best practice Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council demonstrating its commitment towards the continual improvement of their health and safety management systems and associated arrangements.
The company underwent a comprehensive, quantified and robust evaluation of its occupational health and safety policies, processes and practices. The audit process included documentation review, interviews with senior management, employees and other key stakeholders, together with sampling of operational activities.
The audit measured performance against key health and safety management best practice indicators and a detailed review of over sixty component elements.
Mai Dubai was awarded a five-star rating following the audit which is reflective of a best practice organisation.
David Parr, Policy and Technical Services Director at the British Safety Council, said: “The award of a five-star grading following our occupational best practice Health and Safety Audit is an outstanding achievement and is reflective of a proactive organisation which is committed to continual improvement in its health and safety arrangements and managing risks to workers' health, safety and welfare. Mai Dubai should be very proud of this achievement.”
Alexander van ‘t Riet, Chief Executive Officer, Mai Dubai said: “The results of the audit conducted by the British Safety Council, a global and credible organization, are testament to our uncompromising approach to ensure occupational health and safety, quality, and excellence. The audit process highlighted our strengths as well as some areas for improvement. As a leading bottled water company, we strive to continuously improve and to innovate and enhance how we service the market across the Middle East. I want to extend my gratitude to the Mai Dubai team for their valuable contributions to the positive result of the audit.”