Sohar International Urea & Chemical Industries awarded Five Star Rating in Occupational Health & Safety by the British Safety Council

Jan 21, 2014 - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Sohar International Urea & Chemical Industries SAOC [SIUCI] has been awarded "Five Star" Rating for its Occupational Health & Safety Management System by the British Safety Council [BSC]. SIUCI secured an audit score of 99.6%, one of the highest in the world [Click here to view the certification].

BSC Certificate is the latest addition to SIUCI's impressive collection of certifications, which includes ISO-9001, ISO-14001 and OHSAS-18001, for having implemented Quality, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems according to the International Standards [Click here to view the certificates].

Promoted by Sheikh Suhail Salim Bahwan, the Sohar Fertiliser Project of SIUCI is one of the largest private sector green-field fertiliser projects in the world and represents the largest industrial investment by an individual within the GCC.

SIUCI, managed completely by its own personnel including operation and maintenance of the plant, is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and world-class facilities in terms production, energy consumption, environmental protection and safety practices. The certifications are a standing testimony to the excellent QHSE [Quality, Health, Safety & Environment] culture inculcated within the organization.

During 2012 and 2013, SIUCI continued its stellar performance, producing over 1.3 million tonnes of granular urea per annum. As part of its future expansion plans, SIUCI has already acquired additional land besides reserving additional seawater extraction capacity at the Sohar Industrial Port Area. Upon further allocation of Natural Gas, SIUCI is geared to enhance its production performance, which will further strengthen its position in the global fertiliser market as a reliable high quality granular urea supplier.