Ajman civil defence, represented by civil protection & safety department conducted an awareness campaign on the thermal exhaustion caused by the high temperature in summer season, causes, symptoms and treatment methods.
The campaign included the “Watering” initiative, where the members of the civil defence staff distributed cold-water battles and head caps to the laborers during performing their work for mitigation within the work frame of labor law in force in the UAE, which grants the laborers different protection means, especially the ruling of prohibiting work during the noon hours.
1st. Lt. Salih Salim bin Askoor Al Suwaidi, Media head branch stated, that Ajman civil defence is keen to conduct such human and charity campaigns & initiatives targeting the laborers at the industrial areas and at construction sites in different parts of the emirate.
Al Suwaidi added, that the campaign included, giving advises, and instructions by the civil protection & safety department lecturers on the thermal exhaustion hazards, additional to know its symptoms in the sense of feeling headache, dizziness and nausea, heavy sweating, pale color , mussels cramps, high and low pulse, deep as well as speedy breathing , besides the ways of dealing with the cases and providing first aid and accelerate the transport to the hospital.