November 4, 2018
Doha, Qatar, 2018:
Msheireb Properties,Qatar’s leading sustainable real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has been recognised for the second consecutive year at the international Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards 2018, held in Glasgow – London.
RoSPA has awarded Msheireb Properties their Gold Award in recognition of its industry-leading practices that have ensured that the company’s staff, clients andcontractors get home safely at the end of each working day.
Mr. Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO atMsheireb Properties, commented: “We are truly honoured to receive the RoSPA Gold award for the second consecutive year. This showcases our dedication toward accomplishing best practices for the safety of our staff and employees. Safety remains an integral and major principle in our work and the award reflects Msheireb Properties’ efficient and successful implementation of health and safety management systems.”
Last year, RoSPA awarded Msheireb Properties their Gold Award in recognition of the efforts undertaken to successfully manage occupational health and safety standards. Msheireb Properties has received many awards over the years for its achievements in areas from design innovation through to safety compliance. The real estate developer is particularly proud of its flagship project Msheireb Downtown Doha’s ISO certification from the British Standards Institution for quality (ISO 9001:2015), environmental performance (ISO 14001:2015), occupational health and safety (BS OHSAS 18001:2007), and Risk Management Standard (ISO 31000:2009).
RoSPA Awards receive entries from organisations around the world, and recognises achievement in health and safety management systems. Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.
An emerging leader in sustainable development, Msheireb Properties’ signature project, Msheireb Downtown Doha, employs a new approach to urban planning by combining traditional methods and modern technology aimed at preserving the environment as well as the cultural identity of Qatar. It is the world`s first smart and sustainable Downtown regeneration project, designed to regenerate and preserve the historical heart of Doha.
Msheireb Properties’ mission is to change the way people think about urban living and to improve their overall quality of life, through innovations that encourage social interaction, respect for culture, and greater care for the environment.