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Health and Safety Officer in Labour Accommodation Programme

Dubai is home to the world’s largest expat labour workforce, labourers fuel the emirate’s economic growth. Dubai is keen to ensure a fair, comfortable and healthy life for the labourers while they stay and work in the emirate. Several laws and ministerial orders are in place to protect labourers and ensure their health and safety, as they are the shining stars of the economy.

As part of the Dubai Municipality’s ongoing progress measures within labour accommodation, the Public Health and Safety Department (PH&SD) has developed the Health and Safety Officer in Labour Accommodation Programme, in which a trained and certified health and safety officer (HSO) will be available on each site.

Highfield is accredited by the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC - Dubai Accreditation Centre) and approved by the Dubai Municipality to provide certification for persons who complete the training and successfully pass the health and safety officer in labour accommodation examination.

The examination for this certification scheme has been designed according to the: