LEEA and ADQCC continue consultations for proficiency testing of lifting equipment inspectors

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LEEA and ADQCC continue consultations for proficiency testing of lifting equipment inspectors

PRESS RELEASE

August 2018

On 31 July, LEEA’s Andrew Wright, Head of Learning & Development and Kevin Crilly, Head of Member Engagement – East, met with Eng. Osama Melhem of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformance Council (ADQCC) as well as Dr Rehab Al Almeri, Director of Emirates National Accreditation (ENAS) at the prestigious offices of ADQCC in Abu Dhabi.

Joined by Eng. Meryem of ADQCC and Mr Youssef of the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC), a framework was agreed for the continuation of the Proficiency Testing model for lifting equipment inspectors in Abu Dhabi – a joint project between ADQCC and LEEA, which commenced in 2012.

Following several workshops and detailed research, and in support of the new ADS 22/2017 (Abu Dhabi Specification) legislation for lifting equipment inspections, LEEA will continue to work with ADQCC to support its excellent initiative in developing the competencies of regional lifting equipment inspectors.

“LEEA is very pleased to be part of this project, which clearly demonstrates the commitment of our organisation’s to lifting standards worldwide,” said Andrew Wright, Head of Learning & Development and Deputy to the CEO, LEEA.

For further information, contact: Andrew Wright, Head of Learning & Development and Deputy to the CEO, LEEA. Mail: Andrew.Wright@leeaint.com

ENDS

Editor Notes

About LEEA

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.

It is the respected and authoritative representative body for its members who work in every aspect of the industry, from design, manufacture, refurbishment and repair, through to the hire, maintenance and use of lifting equipment.

The Association has played a key role in this specialised field for over 70 years, from training and standards setting through to health and safety, the provision of technical and legal advice, and the development of examination and licensing systems.

LEEA represents its members at the highest levels across a range of both public and private bodies, including various government departments, as well as nationally and internationally recognised professional and technical institutions. www.leeaint.com @ @LEEA_INT

For media queries contact: Ross Matthews, director, AMA PR: 0208 123 1900

07711 347 701 or ross.matthews@amapr.com @amaprlatest

For LEEA Enquiries contact:mail@leeaint.com

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