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AL ADAA is the first electronic application for the automatization and management of occupational safety and health (OSH) aspects in a consistent and uniform manner, and allows for periodical and annual reporting on OSH performance. 

Through one click away, government and private entities will be connected to (OSHAD). This helps in specifying the processes to be followed in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, monitoring the implementation of OSHAD SF and in compliance with its requirements. 

ALADAA is designed to contribute to making your workplaces in various activities safer, improve performance and quality and save time and money while meeting the OSH requirements in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

AL ADAA covers all government departments, entities and sectors including: food, construction and building, education, industry, health, energy, tourism and culture, transport, waste and commercial sectors.

AL ADAA manages various processes of Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health System Framework (OSHAD SF), which aims to achieve the following:

  • Minimize hazards and risks, and control incidents and resulting injuries.
  • Promote employees' health.
  • Provide safe, healthy, and stimulating workplaces.
  • Enhance the status and morale of employees who are the key element in development.
  • Reduce treatment costs, minimize absence time, and increase productivity
  • Enhance the image and reputation of employers.

Advantages:

ALADAA application ensures quick and error-free data entry.

With just one click, it easily enables users to enter all details related to OSHAD SF, thus minimizing time, workforce and effort.

This unique application has many benefits at all levels i.e. OSHAD, SRAs, government departments and entities implementing the system as follows: 

  • Facilitate and simplify operations between OSHAD, SRAs, government departments and entities in order to enhance effectiveness, and enable OSHAD to oversee the implementation of OSHAD SF requirements.   
  • Facilitate the process of sharing, and management of, information with stakeholders with high efficiency.
  • Provide decision makers with accurate information.
  • Ensure the integration of available information.
  • Issue detailed reports on OSHAD SF implementation levels.  
  • Better design for procedures, establish integrated communication between different parties implementing OSHAD SF, and ensure optimum use of human, technical and financial resources.
  • Minimize required time and administrative work cost while improving performance. 
  • Allow access anytime, anywhere.
  • Improve the efficiency of staff and quality of administrative work.

Features and Characteristics:

  • A series of easy to use modules
  • Wide coverage of sectors and government departments 
  • Easily used by multiple users
  • Managing a large amount of information using a single application 
  • Storing data in a way that allows for easy retrieval 
  • Data transfer allows for automatic inclusion  
  • High-speed data processing
  • Generate graphs easily
  • Immediate reporting
  • Automatic reminders
  • High flexibility
  • Bilingual (Arabic and English)

 

Coverage Levels:

AL ADAA application covers the following parties across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi:

1- OSHAD: the competent authority for occupational safety and health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Level One: OSHAD processes

  • Delegate to SRAs the powers necessary to oversee the management of data and information related to the implementation of OSHAD SF requirements in relevant sectors.
  • Receive, review and approve OSH requirements document for each sector, including the review of the sector's OSH policy before it is signed by the SRA senior management.
  • Approve the entities nominated by each SRA as per their classification (high, medium or low risk entities) based on their activities. 
  • Identify the relevant SRA for an entity with multiple activities.
  • Register government departments for using the application.
  • Receive, review and approve the OSHMS of government departments, to include reviewing the l OSH policy to be approved by the departments' senior management.
  • Follow up OSH incident reporting in sectors and government departments including corrective actions up to their closure.
  • Receive, review and approve awareness activities notifications
  • Receive and review requests for modification of OSHAD SF
  • Manage the auditing of sectors and government departments, issue relevant reports and follow up corrective actions.
  • Manage inspections on government departments, issue relevant reports and follow up corrective actions.
  • Issue periodical reports on the performance of sectors and government departments.

2- Sector Regulatory Authorities (SRAs) designated by OSHAD: the government departments delegated to oversee the implementation of OSHAD SF requirements by entities within their sectors.

Level Two: SRAs processes

  • Notify OSHAD of the classification of entities to be nominated for implementing OSHAD SF requirements, for the purpose of approval.
  • Allow entities to use the application based on the approval of their classification by OSHAD.
  • Receive, review and approve entity OSHMS, including the review of the OSH policy, before it is signed by the entity's top management. 
  • Receive OSH incident reports and relevant investigation reports and submit the same to OSHAD.
  • Follow up the incidents corrective actions up to closure. 
  • Develop and submit sector performance reports based on reports received from entities with approved OSHMS.
  • Submit awareness activity notifications to OSHAD.
  • Send proposals related to OSHAD SF documents.
  • Issue periodical reports on the performance of entities within sector.

3- Government departments: all Abu Dhabi government entities concerned with the implementation of OSHAD SF requirements and that have been notified by OSHAD.

Level Three: Government departments' processes with OSHAD

    • Submit OSHMS for review and approval.  
    • Submit serious OSH incident reports and relevant investigation reports.
    • Record non-serious OSH incidents.
    • Submit reports on OSH implementation costs.
    • Submit third party audit reports.
    • Submit OSH quarterly performance reports. 
    • Send proposals related to OSHAD SF documents
    • Issue department performance reports.

4- Entities: organizations/companies/establishments working within the sectors implementing OSHAD SF and that have been nominated and notified by respective SRAs to implement OSHAD SF requirements, following OSHAD's approval.

Level Four: Entities processes with SRAs

    • Submit OSHMS for review and approval. 
    • Submit serious OSH incident reports and relevant investigation reports.
    • Record non-serious OSH incidents.
    • Submit reports on OSH implementation costs.
    • Submit third party audit reports.
    • Submit OSH quarterly performance reports.
    • Send proposals related to OSHAD SF documents
    • Issue entity performance reports.

How to use the application:

All users will receive usernames and passwords to access the application and start using it.

The application includes all OSHAD SF forms and it will allow entity users to submit OSHMS (for review and approval), performance reports, OSH incidents and related investigation reports, and third party OSHMS audit reports. Users can also notify about awareness activities and the closed status of corrective actions following incidents and auditing reports.