The agreement between the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) cements the working relationship between the two bodies.Representatives signed the MoU at IOSH’s Middle East Conference in Muscat, Oman.OPAL is the pioneer society in Oman for oil and gas organisations. It is a not-for-profit body whose objective is to provide proactive services to its member base and drive relevant initiatives for the benefit of Oman’s economy.
The conference, taking place in Muscat, Oman, will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Manpower and feature high-profile speakers. It will focus on the role of leadership in creating safe and healthy systems of work. There will be updates on developments affecting the region and information on initiatives across the industry.Following the conference, the Oman branch will hold its annual general meeting, at which Neelesh Sogani will become its new chair, replacing Peter McNair.