QICC directs donation to help public health service in Qatar against a COVID-19 pandemic
Local unit demonstrates commitment not only to the health of employees at its factory but also with local community
QICC (Qatar International Cables Company) directs the donation of power cables to a Qatar government project with the objective of helping on fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The project is being conducted by Ashghal and aims to build a field hospital with 150 fully equipped beds and the construction of a shaded space with a capacity for 8,000 beds. QICC readily made itself available for donation through the community services committee of entrepreneurs and contractors, organized by Ashghal.
The company has been committed since the beginning of the pandemic, acting preventively in the care of its employees, not only keeping in home office those who have scope of work conditions for this as also implementing security measures such as cleaning routine reinforcement at the plant and offices, change the organization at the plant to avoid contact between operators and distribute health kit with masks, gloves and sanitizer items in order to maintain the operation of its factory, which is considered of essential continuity in the pandemic scenario, since it serves major state projects of which construction of hospitals and health care centers, for example.
“We are globally aware of our active role in the community which we are part of: this is part of our corporate social responsibility. That is why we took this step in response to the call for help from Ashghal. In addition, safety and health are corporate and non-negotiable values with regards to our teams and our partners”, says Max-André Delannoy, General Manager of QICC.
Truck delivering QICC Cables manufactured in its Messaied plant to Ashghal’s site for the new COVID-19 Hospital in Umm Salal