Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 26 May 2019

Drivers warned of exploding lighters and perfumes in high heat

Awareness campaign to tackle heat exhaustion launched as summer hits

Civil Defence have warned people not to leave lighters or items such as perfumes in cars as they could explode in high temperatures.

It comes as the authority launched a heat exhaustion prevention campaign as the summer approaches.

The authority urged people to drink enough water and called on labourers to take breaks during peak hours and avoid sun exposure, Wam reported.

Teams have been dispatched to industrial zones around the country to raise awareness among these workers.

Civil defence also warned people not to leave children alone in cars, even for a short period.


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