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ACT for Safety

“Every member of our team is important to us, as it is the people at ACT who primarily contribute to its success. This is why we put safety at the forefront of our priorities, making safety reinforcements and trainings a regular fixture in our corporate culture. "

Steven Yoogalingam, CEO - Aqaba Container Terminal

Safety is at the heart of everything we do - driven by our senior management and applied through our operating management system. Safety is a way of life and a priority in every service we perform; we are committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and others at our sites, and are actively engaged in various industry initiatives to constantly improve health and safety issues.

We are committed to conducting our business in a manner that protects the health and safety of our employees, contractors and the community at large. To maintain a safe and healthy work environment, we continuously identify and evaluate all potential risks. ACT has always been committed to ensuring the highest levels of safety for its employees and its business partners. this commitment is embodied in the company's periodic training programs and the strict monitoring of safety regulations it reinforces.

ACT receives 2009, 2011 and 2015 occupational health and safety award for excellence

In recognition of ACT’s achievements on Health and Safety Management and the pioneering regulations it employs in the field, ACT had been 3 times awarded the “Social Security Excellence Award in Occupational Health and Safety” in 2009, 2011 and 2015 which is the only safety award of its kind in Jordan by the Social Security Corporation. This recognition was based on ACT’s high local and international safety standards across all of its activities. And also was awarded best safety performance from APMT in 2015.

Through its HSSE department, ACT continues to aggressively pursue new training and workplace initiatives to increase effectiveness of the existing programs, which emphasize personal responsibility for safety in the workplace.

ACT employees, contractors, vendors and visitors are also responsible and accountable for their own safety and the safety of others; thereby ensuring a safe work environment. We require them to adhere fully to our HSSE principles. To eliminate accidents and work-related ill health and to protect the environment.

The HSSE Department develops guidelines and minimum requirements; it formulates targets for the continuous improvement of ACT safety and environmental standards. And support our all as they work to meet these targets.

The department is also equipped with the most advanced emergency equipments and professionals that are available and ready to respond to any emergency:

  • Chemical spill equipment gear
  • Special PPE & breathing apparatuses
  • Emergency Response team 24/7 equipped with latest HAZMAT and firefighting equipments.
  • Fire Rescue gear
  • Pick-ups for safety and security tours
  • Barrier equipments crowd control
  • Fully equipped Clinic staffed with doctor and nurese 24/7 and fully equipped ambulance.
  • Periodical health check for all employees.