GOIL, the nation’s indigenous oil marketing company has held a two-day training program-me for over 100 station supervi-sors and national service person-nel at the Ghana National Fire Academy and Training School at Korle Gonno in Accra.
Opening the training, the Managing Director of GOIL, Patrick Akorli said, “We, at GOIL, will continue to implement, maintain and improve companywide quality management system based on ISO 9001 requirement.”
“Our quality policy statement shall be achieved by active involvement of our professionally qualified, highly-skilled, well trained and motivated staff. It is against this backdrop that this training programme is being held to enable our staff to deliver their duties safely,” he said.
The Director of Operations of the Ghana National Fire Service, W.J. Mensah expressed delight that GOIL had taken steps to provide fire training for its workers and urged other oil marketing companies to emulate the shining example.
The training programme was attended by Ebenezer Simpson, Commandant, Ghana National Fire Academy and Training School, Health, Safety and Environment, Manager of GOIL, Kofi Nyarko, Zonal Manager-South, Marcus Dakeh, Compliance Manager, Joseph Adongo and other top management officials from GOIL.
The participants were taken through response to incidents, safe discharge of products, and important use of safety gears, such as, safety boots, gloves, nose masks, goggles and the proper handling of fire extinguishers.
By Times Reporter