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26 March 2018

The medical Clinic and all its team members at the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has completed all preparations for the plant’s turnaround, to be held next month (April).

A wide range of modern medical equipment, including a state-of-the-art ambulance, equipped with special tools to deal with severe injuries, an advanced cardiac recovery device and another device for measuring vital parameters are all at the ready.

The Clinic has also increased its medicine stock to accommodate the expected increase in the number of patients during the exercise. The clinic now provides round the clock medical and therapeutic services as well as primary health care to all employees.

It also daily inspects the Company's restaurant to ensure the safety of food provided to the employees and checks the premises to ensure health requirements are followed.

Company President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, accompanied by members of the Executive Management and officials, visited the Medical Clinic to see for themselves its readiness and preparedness.

Dr. Jawahery said he was very satisfied with preparations to deal with any emergency.

He said the Management is keen to provide all health services and equipment, adding that the staff had now become familiar with what was needed.

Dr. Jawahery thanked the Company’s Chairman and Board of Directors who closely follow preparations for maintenance operations, as well as their keenness to ensure its success.

He said preparations include a large number of specially-recruited experts, and added he hoped the Company would be able to carry out the task at hand safely and without incident.