Nigerian Agip Oil Firm Restricted (NAOC) is making certain security of personnel and amenities in its places.
In response to the spokesman, Folu Olapade, previous to the lockdown declared by the Federal Authorities in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states, the oil large took measures to guard its personnel and amenities from the unfold of COVID-19 in tandem with the World Well being Organisation (WHO) tips and worldwide finest practices.
Previous to the index case in Nigeria and weeks earlier than the federal or state governments ordered lockdowns and motion restrictions, Agip had directed most of its personnel to remain at residence.
The oil firm put in place a Crew change, which permits employees to watch the measures prescribed by the federal government companies.
Consequently, NAOC additionally applied the brand new crew change of 28 days as suggested by the Division of Petroleum Sources (DPR) and ensured that its personnel observe the measures, together with the 14 days previous to resumption consistent with the DPR tips.
Additionally, employees should endure medical screening earlier than they resume; put on face masks and gloves, and observe the measures really useful by the corporate’s medical personnel, consistent with WHO and Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) tips.
Olopade mentioned: “Our crew change to Brass is often by chopper and or boats after fulfilling all well being and security necessities. Our personnel are our most essential property and we are going to by no means embark on any exercise if all well being and security requirements haven’t been met.
“Our request for approval to fly chopper to distant places inside Rivers State haven’t been clearly granted and as a law-abiding firm, we proceed to function inside the accessible permits.
“Our union is without doubt one of the strongest within the business and we interact constantly on the problem of prevention of COVID-19 and all different related working challenges presently.