Saudi Electric Company (SEC) recently completed building the first airstrip for air ambulances at power plants in accordance with the joint cooperation agreement signed with the Saudi Red Crescent Authority.
Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al-Obaid, deputy executive
president of human resources department for SEC, said the company has
developed plans to implement multiple airstrips and establish centers for
ground ambulances. It has worked with the Saudi Red Crescent Authority at these
power plants. The goal of all of this, he said, is to provide quick medical
services to company plant authorities, especially ones far away from hospitals.
Meanwhile, Waleed bin Saleh Al-Kereedees, support health services director, said that the SEC and Saudi Red Crescent Authority have successfully conducted the first air ambulance landing test at the 12th power stationin Dhurma governorate. He noted that all systems functioned properly and the medical team efficiently dealt with the test case in the right amount of time.