The Technical Higher Institute for Engineering and Petroleum (THIEP), in partnership with International Workforce Education Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (IWEKSA), opened the first US Based RMEC Authorized Occupational Health and Safety Diploma Program. A formal gathering was held at THIEP Auditorium on April 10, 2018. The occasion was attended by representatives RMEC USA and from various THIEP partners and stakeholders. The program, which is based in OSHA Standards, is the first program by Rocky Mountain Educational Center (RMEC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This program will lead to Safety Officer Qualification Course which is a 1-year program in partnership with RMEC USA. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be awarded two distinct certificates – one TVTC Diploma and one RMEC International Standard Certificate. In his opening address, Engr Mustafa AlGhazal, CEO of Hajr Group, he expressed his hopes that Hajr Company will play a key role in achieving the Kingdom’s VIsion 2030 by opening this program. "I would like to conclude by expressing my hope that Hajr Company will serve as a hub point for the Kingdom’s endeavors to promote safety education and training for all industries," the CEO said.