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Domestic helpers training on confronting fire

Domestic helpers training on confronting fire

Ajman civil defence started holding awareness lectures targeting “the domestic helpers” from different nationalities, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Tadbeer center on cooperation and coordination by holding awareness lectures and programs aiming to enhance the domestic fire incidents preventive safety.    .
Major Nuha Obaid Al Saloom stated, that at the first phase of the awareness program, 10 female domestic laborers, trained on the ways of dealing with fire by using manual extinguishers, by pointing out, that the female laborers got acquainted to electricity hazards and how to care about gas cylinders, besides the most important factors and behaviors which could lead to fire occurrence , such as kitchen gas leaking, not conducting regular maintenance and ensuring sound gas installations, additional to overloading the electric connection installations.
 Major Al Saloom assured that the awareness program “domestic helpers” contributes to increase their culture on the preventive security and safety issues, to inform them on the instructions and guidance which should be followed by fire occurrence at home  and educate them on the types of fire and the ways of battling them, as they are considered as the first line on protection from fire.