Drink water before work each day.
Drink at least 2 litters of water every 2-3 hours.
Check you urine color. It should be pale yellow.
Add a little salt to your meals.
In hot weather, take regular breaks.
Get Plenty of sleep at Night.
Eat fruits and vegetables every day.
When unwell, tell your supervisor.
Leaflets, Posters and Brochures
HAAD Safety in HEAT Programme
The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi has undertaken to reduce and prevent cases of heat related illness in the workplace with the development and implementation of the Safety in Heat programme which was launched in May 2009. read more

The programme resources and material are available for free download by clicking HERE.
 
Thermal Work Limit

The Thermal Work Limit (TWL), which has been validated for gulf conditions, is the heat stress index that has been developed by HAAD to enable safe management of work in heat... read more

Treatment
All workers and supervisors should be familiar with common symptoms of heat illness and the required action to be taken. read more

 

 
 
 
Hydration Maintenance

Hydration (maintaining correct levels of body fluids) is the MOST IMPORTANT personal factor for protection against heat illness. read more


 

Control of Heat Stress
Heat exposure and heat stroke can be fatal if proper controls are not implemented. Employers have a legal responsibility to protect the health of their workers. read more