Abu Dhabi Airports Promote Heat Safety in Working Environment

  • 03 June 2017 |
Abu Dhabi Airports has begun its heat stress campaign advising staff and contractors on how to cope with extreme weather conditions over the summer. The annual campaign will continue over the months between May and September, in line with the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety & Health Centre (OSHAD)’ Code of…

 

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India Heat Wave Death Toll Nears 2,000

  • 02 June 2015 |
HYDERABAD, India — Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weekslong heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said Friday. Meteorological officials called the heat wave “severe” and warned that it would…

 

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"Climate Change is Not Hysteria – It's a Fact" Leonardo Dicaprio at UN Featured

  • 24 September 2014 |
Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders assembled for the United Nations Climate Summit early Tuesday morning, urging them to take action to address "the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet." Take a look at DiCaprio's speech below. Thank you, Mr Secretary General, your excellencies, ladies and gentleman, and distinguished…

 

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Australia Heat Wave Prompts Heatstroke Warnings: Emergency Services On Alert

  • 13 January 2014 |
As the record-breaking heat wave continues to scorch Western Australia, health authorities have warned possible cases of sicknesses and deaths among young and elderly Australians. The extreme heat alerted doctors, nurses and paramedics to prepare for any kind of emergency. Residents are advised to drink water regularly and avoid prolonged…

 

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UAE doctors urge cautions after the end of Midday Break

  • 18 September 2013 |
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warn it is imperative for labourers to take precautions when working outside in the heat, with the midday break rule no longer in effect.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 year that companies were required to give workers two and a half hours off in the heat of the…

 

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

  • 15 August 2013 |
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 week in those countries. At least six people in South Korea died due to temperatures reaching 104 degrees Fahrenheit, The…

 

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