BIC holds two-day electrical safety course with Electricity and Water Authority

Monday, Feb 17th 2020, 1:31 pm | Category: BIC

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”, held a two-day training course on electrical safety last week at the circuit premises in Sakhir.

The programme was organised by BIC’s Safety and Security Department in cooperation with the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA). Members of BIC’s facilities management team took part.

It was arranged to further develop the participants’ knowledge and practical skills, which are required to professionally perform operations on electrical circuits during everyday operations.

The training also aimed to create a greater understanding of the electrical network, with a related increased awareness of electrical safety associated with the operation and maintenance of the network at BIC.

Moreover, the programme was designed to give increased knowledge of the limitations of electrical switching devices, a review electrical definitions, an understanding of basic protection schemes, help to develop a culture of safety, an understanding of how Arc flashes can occur, and the knowledge of how to safely use basic test instruments, among other goals.

At the end of the training course, BIC Safety and Security Senior Manager and Government Affairs Beshara Abdu Beshara along with EWA Chief of Training Dr. Raed Al Mubarak presented the participants with certificates.

BIC periodically puts together similar training courses for its staff to help further their expertise in their respective fields, which helps maintain the high standards of operations within the organisation. 

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