Driving Safely in the UAE Fog

Follow us! Road accidents happen quite often in the UAE which is heightened by the foggy weather which is experienced yearly – most commonly during the winter season. This is because, as explained by Dr. Diana Francis, head of the Environmental and Geophysical Sciences (ENGEOS) Lab at Khalifa University, the fog that forms over the UAE…

Prevent Head Injury at Work

Follow us! When you are working at a construction site and some of your colleagues are working up top of a 10 or 20 storey building, what comes into your mind? Most probably you have already felt these two things; One, you feel anxious about these men’s safety. What if one of them fall? Second,…

Common Mistakes When Administering CPR

Follow us! CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is one of the most essential and critical part of saving a person’s life. Most people who know the basics of administering CPR are giving 100-120 chest compressions per minute with 2 rescue breaths every after 30 compressions. However, it is not enough to just ‘know’ CPR because these mistakes…

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First Aid for Pets

Follow us! If Your Pet is Bleeding   STEP 1 – Muzzle If you have a muzzle, it is best to put it on your pet because they might be aggressive when they are in pain. STEP 2 – Apply pressure Slowly check the source of blood and apply pressure to it. If there is…

Five Most Common and Uncommon Causes of House Fires

Follow us! MOST COMMON SOURCES OF HOUSE FIRES    Electrical Short Circuits  Wirings and anything that uses electricity may cause a fire when it is poorly taken care of – appliances left turned on for a long period of time, outlets are overloaded with plugs, devices are not installed properly, wires are loose or left under heavy objects.     Avoid these by making sure to:  Unplug devices/appliances when not in…

Explosion Emergency Preparedness

Follow us!   Blast and explosion is one of the most fatal types of injury due to severe organ and body parts damage, bleeding, burns, and bone fracture. Explosions may be accidental or intentional, but either way, none of them are expected to happen. This is why you need to familiarize yourself with how serious…

Top 3 Injuries In The Workplace

Being familiar with injuries that might take place at work gives you a step ahead when it comes to its prevention, but being aware of how to avoid it from happening is a few miles ahead.   Here are the most common workplace injuries and how to avoid them.1. Overexertion Is when a person puts…