Archive for the 'Safety' Category

How to handle a snake

How to handle a snake Dubai Municipality Wildlife and Zoo specialist Dr Reza Khan advised anyone who found a snake in or near their homes to attempt to kill it with a strong stick. However, he underscored no one should kill snakes that are found in the desert, which is their natural habitat. Khan also […]

If you are involved in an accident   If you are involved in an accident / 27 December 2012 Police say the first thing to do is to make sure people in your vehicle are uninjured, and if anyone is hurt and requires an ambulance, dial 999 and an operator will assist. If everyone is alright, look over the damage […]

Beach Precautions – ‘If the red flag is up, don’t swim’

From Gulf Today article “… Aquaventure Waterpark operations director Stewart Hodsoll said: “Don’t swim after sunset.” He pointed out four reasons: the absence of a lifeguard on duty, the possible roam of sea creatures and sea vessels, the poor visibility and the changes in the water levels….” Read the full article

Authorities warn against using some toothpastes

Found this article in today’s Gulf News….definitely USEful info! Nation Health Published: 04/06/2007 12:00 AM (UAE) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday in its advisory had warned consumers to avoid using tubes of toothpastes labelled as made in China. Authorities warn against using some toothpastes By Sunita Menon and Abbas Al Lawati, […]