FPCCI launches 1st HSE basic course

KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) launches first training program on occupational health, safety and environment (HSE) here at the Federation House.

FPCCI Vice President Ismail Suttar inaugurated the training programme which has been organised by the FPCCI Standing Committee on Engineering and Research Industrialization (ERI) and CSR-Directorate FPCCI, said press release here on Monday.

Engr. Dr. S. A. Hasan, the former president Institution of Engineers of Pakistan and the Federation of Institutions of Engineers of Islamic Countries, Engr. Zaffar A. Zuberi, the former president the Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Mohammad Siddique Shaikh, FPCCI’s Chief Advisor on Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) and Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on CSR, M. A. Lodhi, Secretary General of FPCCI, General (Retd) Skinder Hayat, former chairman of Pakistan Steel Mills and high profile HSE consultants, professional international trainers and engineers attended the inaugural session.

The FPCCI release said the objectives of FPCCI is to stay away from the causes debarring the exports of Pakistan by highlighting the importance of HSE and its compliance as a dire need in Pakistan. Hence, massive country-wide efforts are required to meet at least the minimum standard to qualify for comfortable exports.

The HSC Basic Course is designed to create awareness about HSE issues and their solution, HSE laws in Pakistan and enforcing the rules of Agency Labour Directorate, Sindh.