World Environment Day – 2024

ARL celebrated World Environment Day 2024 to reaffirm its commitment to the betterment of the environment, focusing on this year’s theme of “Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience”. Awareness sessions were conducted in nearby schools and inside the Refinery. These sessions aimed to educate about concerns related to environmental protection, the impacts of climate change, their repercussions, and the necessary actions that need to be taken. On June 5th, an awareness walk was also arranged inside the Refinery. A large number of employees participated in the walk and showed their commitment to the shared responsibility. Additionally, the latest regulations imposed by the EPA, Punjab regarding the ban on plastic bags were shared with the participants to encourage them to join hands with the government for a plastic-free Punjab.

Safety Week – 2024

Attock Refinery Limited Celebrated Safety Week from April 22nd to April 26th, 2024, in alignment with the International Labor Organization’s World Day for Occupational Health and Safety at Work, which falls on April 28th. The theme for this year, according to ILO is “impacts of climate change on occupational safety and health”.

On the first day of the week, safety walk was conducted by refinery employees, demonstrating our steadfast commitment to fostering a safety-first culture throughout refinery. Safety week served to emphasize our dedication to creating a workplace environment that prioritizes the well-being and safety of every individual.

Throughout Safety Week, safety talks were organized to engage shop floor level employees and gather their feedback on hazards associated with climate change, including excessive heat, extreme weather events, and air pollution. Moreover, classroom sessions were conducted on topics such as Behavior Based Safety, Operational Safety, Digital Technologies in Plant Safety, and Contractor’s Safety, aimed at enhancing the safety culture within the refinery.

Moreover, ARL collaborated with National Highway & Motorway Police and Rescue 1122 to facilitate an interactive session on Road Safety and Role of Emergency Services in the Community.

Earth Day 2024

Attock Refinery Limited (ARL), in collaboration with the National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Rawalpindi, Punjab, celebrated Earth Day at ARL’s Morgah Biodiversity Park on Monday. An awareness walk was organized, attended by local school children, university volunteers, and representatives from Murree Brewery Co. Ltd. The primary objective of the walk was to raise awareness about this year’s Earth Day theme, “Planet Versus Plastics,” and to underscore the urgent need to combat plastic pollution.

During the event, officials from ARL and EPA addressed the participants, emphasizing the criticality of the issue and discussing the necessary steps to address plastic pollution. The event concluded with the symbolic planting of a tree, symbolizing the commitment of the participants to environmental restoration efforts.

World Energy Day 2023

As a responsible corporate entity, ARL is cognizant that natural energy resources are not only scarce but also very precious and need to be optimally utilized. In this realm, World Energy Day was celebrated at ARL on October 26, 2023 to reaffirm its commitment and inculcate energy management and conservation culture. This celebration is being organized in-line with World Energy Day (22nd October).

The purpose of this celebration was to educate, motivate and enhance energy consciousness of employees for strengthening their commitment towards energy conservation at workplace. Energy awareness sessions were arranged throughout the organization to ensure maximum participation of all the employees including the shop floor level workers for creating awareness about energy management & conservation.

8th Health Safety & Environment Conference 2023

The 8th Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Conference, organized by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL), took place on October 23, 2023, at Morgah Club, Rawalpindi. The event drew imminent speakers and participants from a wide array of fields, making it a prestigious and highly anticipated gathering. In opening remarks, ARL representative accentuated the paramount importance of HSE in today’s business landscape. This event holds a significant importance depicting a successful century of ARL’s Gradient of achievements. The value of sharing best practices and learning from other’s experiences to ensure a safer and a sustainable future was reinforced. The management of ARL reiterated one of its core value “Learning and Innovation” and their commitment to HSE, viewing it as a cornerstone of business operations and corporate social responsibility.

During the conference, six papers were presented, including Project Safety Management, Paradigm Shift from Conventional Compliance Based Process Safety to Quality and Risk Based Process Safety, Safety Culture & Leadership, The Double-Edged Sword of Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies in Oil & Gas Sector-Pakistan’s Perspective, HSE Implementation – Cement Sector and Customized Employee Wellbeing Program – Fit for Life

The management of ARL concluded by expressing heartfelt gratitude to all the conference participants and their contribution to the resounding success of the event.

World Environment Day – 2023

To reinforce our commitment for the environmental protection and sustainability, ARL celebrated WED-2023. To align with the global campaign #BeatPlasticPollution, ARL’s environment team conducted awareness sessions on theme “Solutions to Plastic Pollution” at different forums; inside refinery and at Attock Sahara Foundation (ASF).

Safety Week – 2023

Attock Refinery Limited celebrated Safety Week from April 26th to 28th, 2023, in-line with the International Labor Organization’s World Day (April 28th) for Occupational Health and Safety at Work. The ILO theme for 2023 “A safe and healthy working environment is a fundamental principle and right at work”.

On first day of Safety Week, refinery employees joined together for a safety walk. Safety walk reminds the significance of prioritizing safety culture in all aspects of refinery operations. The event reaffirmed the commitment of organization to maintain a safe workplace that prioritizes the well-being and security of its employees.

During the Safety Week, a series of safety talks were organized to engage with employees for their suggestions to further improve OH&S practices. Presentations were conducted on Occupational Acquired Diseases, Electrical Safety, chemical Handling and Storage Safety. Moreover, a highly interactive and informative session on Defensive Driving & Road Safety was conducted by the National Highway and Motorway Police.

ASF Annual Meena Bazaar
World Environment Day

Safety Week

The International Labor Organization (ILO) marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28th of April every year to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. In this context, ARL celebrated safety week from April 25-29, 2022.

Different programs were arranged in light of this year’s International Labor Organization theme Let`s Act together to build a positive safety and health culture”. In the opening ceremony CEO of Attock Refinery Limited Mr. M. Adil Khattak emphasized the need of employee’s involvement in promotion and improvement of safety culture.

Safety talks were arranged in different refinery areas to interact with employees and different suggestions were taken regarding continual improvement of OH&S. Presentations were arranged to discuss different HSE topics for knowledge sharing. A highly interactive and informative session on first aid was conducted by government agency “1122” and participants were briefed about the latest first aid techniques to handle different emergencies.