Team RUBIS recently shared key messages on safety with the public in a variety of creative and informative ways as they celebrated their inaugural Safety Week.
The Operations department teams from RUBIS Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Lucia and St. Vincent highlighted various educational safety initiatives in each of their jurisdictions.
Barbados’ activities included employee health screenings in partnership with Sagicor, fire safety training, and a visit to the St. Stephen’s Primary School to share safety tips with the students. The Team conducted an open house and customer walk-through at their Spring Garden Terminal.
Team St. Lucia conducted fire safety training for employees, health checks by the St. Lucia Diabetes Society and a visit to Ciceron Secondary School to share safety tips with the students.
Guyana’s Safety Week activities comprised a visit to Providence Primary School to share safety tips with over 170 students. Other activities included a partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Red Cross to host health talks and perform health screenings such as glucose and blood pressure tests on staff and customers.
St. Vincent’s activities comprised a Health Day in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the St. Vincent Police Force, and a station event at Peruvian Vale RUBIS Service Station to share safety tips with customers.
All countries held Safety Week events at their Service Stations to share safety tips with customers.
Staff also participated in several in-house safety competitions throughout the week including participation in an all-water day where they only drank water.
Dianne Best, Terminal Operations Manager, RUBIS Eastern Caribbean and chairperson of the 2019 Safety Week Committee explained the activities were planned to highlight the importance of safety as one of the energy company’s main priorities. Mrs. Best said, “Safety is an important aspect of our everyday life and it is important to reinforce this with our customers and the general public.”