Directorate of Health and Safety

Directorate of Safety and Health

The Directorate is responsible for promoting health and safety at the KISSR through effective occupational and environmental management practice. It caters for services in areas such as environmental monitoring, safety in the fields of biological, chemical, laboratory, fire and equipment. The Directorate provides consultation, training programs, and regulatory compliance support for all KISSR members. The main activities of the Directorate of Safety and Health are:

  • Regular daily inspections for the Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Geology, Quality Control and Health laboratories, to ensure that the Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) are used and the workplace is hygiene
  • Illustration of Occupational Health and Safety regulations for KISSR staff
  • Trainings on appropriate usage of fire extinguishers and undertaking fire drills