High standards of health and safety have been acknowledged on the development of the Four Seasons Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The project team came together to celebrate 15 million safe man hours with no lost time to injuries (LTIs) since the project commenced in April 2013.
The site team marked the special milestone with a celebration and awards ceremony with appreciation certificates recognising site team members for their invaluable contributions towards this achievement.
Campbell Gray, Faithful+Gould’s Middle East Managing director, said: “This is a great achievement and a special safety milestone for projects of this size to achieve. All our employees are to be commended for their commitment to safety. A safe working environment is only possible if there is a commitment from all staff on site. Safety is everybody’s responsibility. I’d like to thank all members of our project team who have shown a collective approach and a strong regard for health and safety throughout this project.”
The Four Seasons Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island. The island is a business and lifestyle destination at the heart of the capital, connected to the cultural and entertainment districts of Abu Dhabi. It is home to Abu Dhabi Global Market and Abu Dhabi’s International Financial Centre, The Galleria, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, world-class healthcare facility Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Al Maryah Island is a free zone welcoming visitors and businesses from around the world.
Reaching this incredible milestone during a fast track delivery programme demonstrates the high level of performance and commitment of all stakeholders and this is evidenced through this achievement and all the efforts to maintain the integrity of the work environment and meet the international standards for quality, health, safety, environment, and security at the worksites.
Faithful+Gould is providing project management, programme management, construction management and contract administration services to ensure the project is delivered on time and to the client’s quality objectives. Faithful+Gould diligently works to ensure all stakeholders fully integrate an encompassing health and safety culture into all decision-making processes.