The Kuwait Investment Company held a special awareness seminar entitled "Promoting Health and Safety in the Workplace."
Within the framework of its active responsibility towards its employees, the Kuwait Investment Company held a special awareness seminar entitled "Promoting Health and Safety in the Workplace", in an effort by the company's management to improve its working climate and environment to levels that ensure raising the levels of job tender to the highest possible ceiling.
?The symposium was presented by Dr. Ahmed Abdul-Malik, a family medicine consultant, who touched on proper nutrition methods and healthy habits that the employee must follow during working hours, while he revealed to KIC employees the ideal health session for employees at the office, through which back pain can be avoided. And the knee, while providing them with special exercises for office work, especially for employees who, due to the nature of their work, are forced to sit for long and continuous periods at their desks.
The company stated that the awareness seminar that it provided to its employees was rich in details and health precautionary measures that enhance ideal work methods, noting that what increases the importance of this seminar is that it included addressing health problems and ways to prevent them, which contributed to presenting an integrated picture for the company's employees about healthy work.
"Kuwait Investment" pointed out that the company's holding of this symposium comes as part of a broader move that it has been leading for a long time to activate its social responsibility, noting that increasing the sources of health education among its employees and providing them with prevention methods is one of the initiatives offered by "Kuwait Investment" to achieve a job benefit. Double that includes the employee and the employer in general.
The company stated that it is constantly keen to provide the latest means of health awareness to its employees, including the necessary prevention methods to protect them from the dangers of injuries and occupational diseases that may occur during work, noting that its efforts in this regard include ensuring the provision of indicative and educational regulations, as well as providing appropriate training for employees to avoid running into risks.
KIC's efforts also include conducting periodic assessments to ensure the commitment and fulfillment of all work parties to health and occupational safety and security requirements, stressing that it will move forward in offering initiatives that advance the employee and his productivity at the same time.