Guidelines on working safely in the Summer heat of Dubai
If we consider the statistics for the past 30 years of weather related fatalities all over the world, fatalities due the HEAT is the highest, followed by hurricane and flood.
Summer temperatures especially here in the Middle East can reach as high as 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit), making heat related illness (such as heat exhaustion, heat stress and heat stroke a very serious concern. Heat stroke can be fatal in many cases because it happens so quickly - there is not much time to react. And not only that, to determine the actual heat that a person feels, you need also to consider. The relative humidity - not just the temperature reading.
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Post date: 08 Jul 2015
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