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Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa Receives OHSAS 18001 Certification

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa - OHSAS 18001

Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Sultanate of Oman has been awarded the Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001 certification by the United Registrar of Systems Ltd. (URS). 

OHSAS 18001 is an Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems.  It is intended to promote a safe and healthy working environment by providing a framework that helps organisations to consistently identify and control occupational health and safety hazards, reduce the potential for accidents, aid legislative compliance and improve overall performance. 

Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Sultanate of Oman has been fully committed to the health and safety standard procedures driven by the resort’s OHSAS 18001 Committee through implementing the required policies, identifying the potential hazards in the working place, assessing the involved risks and determining the necessary controls.  

In 2010, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Sultanate of Oman was awarded ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems certification, and the resort remains committed to the environment cause.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts remains committed to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner while balancing the interests of diverse stakeholders.  In striving to be a leader in corporate citizenship and sustainable development, a corporate-level CSR Committee drives the company's initiatives in the strategic areas of stakeholder relations, environment, health and safety, supply chain and employees.  Under the umbrella of sustainability, Shangri-La's social responsibility programme consists of the two elements of "embrace" and "sanctuary".  Embrace focuses on Shangri-La’s Caring People Project, which aims to promote the highest level of education and health support in underprivileged communities.  In sanctuary, the programme concentrates on Shangri-La's Care for Nature Project, which promotes the conservation and restoration of biodiversity.  For more information, please access the CSR section on www.shangri-la.com.

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