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Good Samaritan Principles in the UAE

Good Samaritan Principles in the UAE

How one should respond to an emergency situation in the workplace is a question asked daily in workplaces across the UAE, read to know what leading international law firm, Clyde & Co. has to say.

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New fire safety code to usher in accountability

New fire safety code to usher in accountability

As the emirates await the release of the 2016 UAE Fire and Life Safety Code, Dubai Civil Defence’s Lt. Col. Jamal Ahmad Ibrahim speaks exclusively to Health, Safety & Security Review Middle East about new clauses and amendments that have been introduced in the updated version.

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Maintain asset, prevent accident

Maintain asset, prevent accident

Managing asset integrity in oil & gas drilling operations and taking fool-proof measures can safeguard both lives and offshore installations.

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In the line of fire

In the line of fire

As increasing fire accidents continue to challenge the Sultanate, the government is making sure that Oman emerges the winner.

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Don’t brush off

Don’t brush off

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) ongoing campaign is currently focusing on how to tackle harmful effects of silica dust exposure, which is one of the major causes for cancer, with expert advice from president Dr Karen McDonnell.

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The drive for best practice in health and safety

The drive for best practice in health and safety

With workplace health and safety becoming a key priority for GCC governments, organisations across all sectors need to have the right strategies in place and ensure best practice.

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Properties of safe gloves

Properties of safe gloves

It’s probably something that you never thought about before, right? It’s certainly a conversation stopper at parties, but something very serious on a professional level. Gloves come out of the packet, so they have to be clean. No-one has ever used them before, so if I use a new pair of gloves every time they must be ok, mustn’t they? Don’t take this for granted as a lot of the gloves today contain residual chemicals left in the glove from the production process.

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Mitigating the risks of unmanned substations

Safety in engineering environment is improving through the use of 3D design and the application of visual aids is contributing to the reduction of project construction and safety risks, while assisting engineers to comply with client and international standards

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PPE market to see CAGR of 7.3 per cent in five years

The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market was valued at US$33,952.5mn in 2013 and is expected to reach US$55,509.1mn by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 7.3 per cent from 2014 to 2020, a study has revealed

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Are You Safe?

Are you safe?

The Clean Air Act Amendment adopted by workplace safety regulator Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) discusses many safety issues obtainable under diverse work environments. Refineries being one of the most lucrative and on the other hand most hazardous industries, the amendment has particular provisions for it. Owners, operating staff and refinery management staffs have each been assigned their roles in adhering to the federal standards. (Taken from TEI-Energy Outlook)

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Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion

Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion

Oil Spill from Macondo Well into the Gulf of Mexico; more dangers in oil production and exploration: At 48 miles south of Louisiana, and for unknown reasons, one of the worst offshore oilfield disasters in modern history took place. The Transocean Deepwater Horizon exploded, burned, capsized and sank to the bottom of the sea. It took the lives of 11 men and injured 17 others, four of them critically. (Taken from Oil and Gas World Magazine website)

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