The effort to implement a workplace health programme began two years ago, when the company was reviewing the staff fitness level and safety. It was found that age has a bearing on physical health.

The age profile indicator affirms a need to implement measures to promote a healthy lifestyle as most of the oil spill specialists are in their 40s and have been with the company since inception.

In addition, great emphasis is being placed on the company preparedness as a Tier 3 oil spill response centre. The company is on standby 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Staff fitness and safety are paramount. Thus there is a need to build up staff fitness stamina by implementing wellness programme to promote healthy lifestyle.

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