Parsons Obtains Safety Certification

Parsons Corporation is pleased to announce that its MENA (Middle East and North Africa) branch, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was recently certified by the British Standards Institution (BSI) as having an Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series - OHSAS 18001:2007 compliant management system.

OHSAS 18001:2007 is a highly regarded international standard that sets forth requirements for health and safety management within organizations. This standard was created by the world's leading national standards, certification, and specialist consultancies.
"Safety is one of our core values and, therefore, plays a prominent role in our daily business operations and project execution. This recent certification is another example of our ongoing commitment to safety," said Jeffrey F. Squires, Parsons MENA+ President.

Parsons' MENA branch is licensed to do business throughout the Middle East. The corporation has been working in the MENA+ region (Middle East, North Africa, and the northern Mediterranean Sea border countries) for more than 40 years and has offices in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Rome, Istanbul, and Athens. Parsons' portfolio of ongoing projects in the MENA+ region includes major highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, ports, water infrastructure, plus hospitals, public schools, universities, mosques, and other public buildings.

Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering and construction industry, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit