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Abu Dhabi Airports Promote Heat Safety in Working Environment

2019-03-19T16:30:30+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Abu Dhabi Airports has begun its heat stress campaign advising staff and contractors on how to cope with extreme weather conditions over the summer. […]

UAE doctors urge cautions after the end of Midday Break

2019-03-20T10:57:20+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Doctors warn it is imperative for labourers to take precautions when working outside in the heat, with the midday break rule no longer in effect. Yesterday was the last day this [...]

Deadly East Asian heat wave spreads into Japan, Korea and China

2019-03-20T10:57:40+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A long-lasting heat wave centered on the Chinese city of Shanghai has moved northeast into Japan and Korea, shattering high-temperature records and killing at least 10 people over the past [...]

Seoul: Seven people dead from heatstroke amid sweltering weather

2019-03-20T10:53:31+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Seven people have died of heatstroke over the past few days as scorching temperatures continue to blast Seoul, the capital of the South Korea, police said Friday. […]

Midday break inspections continue in UAE

2019-03-20T10:59:57+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

According to this decision which came into force on June 15 and will continue until mid-September, workers shall get a break every day between 12.30pm and 3pm. According to Maher [...]

World Health Organization – How hot weather affects health

2019-03-20T11:02:23+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WHO/Europe Warn Extreme Heat on Health Impact Heat can trigger exhaustion, confusion and even heart attacks, as well as worsen existing conditions, such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. […]

ENOC’s ‘Heat Stress Awareness Campaign’ led by Dubai Health Authority

2019-03-20T11:02:44+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

More than 200 staff members of Cylingas, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), attended a ‘Heat Stress Awareness Campaign’ organised by ENOC’s Occupational Health Clinic […]

Midday break awareness campaign launched in Abu Dhabi

2019-03-20T11:03:51+00:002019/03/07|Categories: HSE News, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Labour is conducting an educational program to raise the awareness of employers and workers about the "dos and don'ts" with regard to the three-month-long mandatory [...]