Hamad for Equipment and Trading Establishment (HETE) achieves quality, environmental and occupational health & safety management certifications


Abu Dhabi, 17 March, 2011 – Hamad for Equipment and Trading Establishment (HETE), a subsidiary of Al Jaber Group in UAE has been accredited to the three world-leading certifications in Quality (ISO 9001:2008), Environmental (ISO 14001:2004), Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHSAS 18001:2007).

The three certificates are for the “logistics and workshop management of equipment, machinery, vehicles and materials for the transport and construction industries” by HETE. One of only a handful of companies in the region to hold all three certifications, and Al Jaber Group’s new milestones cement its market-leading reputation further.

Mr. Obeid Al Jaber, Chairman, Al Jaber Group, said: “Al Jaber Group in UAE has always been committed to the highest standards in quality and occupational health and safety. As part of our corporate social responsibility program, we also take concerted strategies to adopt environment-friendly measures in all aspects of our work. These certificates, thus, are a reiteration of our Vision, Mission & Policy.”

Hamad for Equipment and Trading Establishment (HETE) is Qatar branch of AL JABER Leasing Services LLC (ales), an ISO certified Company for Quality, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. ales is a solution provider in the logistics and transportation fields, as well as in the construction and industrial sectors both in the UAE and the region. ales has a key role in providing smooth flow of work in all the Group’s projects through state-of-the-art maintenance facilities backed up with professional staff.

HETE’s new achievement is a significant milestone in achieving set goals, which was a result of the outstanding effort by ales. This certification is the first step towards achieving company-wide recognition. HETE’s entire Quality, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems were audited and certified by DNV – DET NORSKE VERITAS Assessment Team as a pre-requisite to gain the certification.

The ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 are the highest and globally recognized standards that place HETE on par with global companies.