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First Aid

Under UAE Law, every employer must have first-aid arrangements in the workplace.

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The Cost of Work Place Accidents

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that work-related accidents and illnesses annually take some 2 million lives and cost the global economy an estimated $1.25 trillion ($1,250,000 million US dollars), the ILO says this toll of accidental death and disease can be stopped if workers, employers and governments respect international safety standards.

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Preventing Access to Dangerous Parts

Think about how you can make a machine safe. The measures you use to prevent access to dangerous parts should be in the following order. In some cases, it may be necessary to use a combination of these measures: