Despite the continuous preventive and awareness-raising measures to prevent fire hazards, its risks increase during the summer season, due to many reasons, the most important of which is the lack of awareness and the failure to take simple preventive measures, through which these risks can be avoided.
Sheikh Eng. Khalid bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Prevention and Safety Authority in Sharjah, stressed the importance of installing smoke detectors and activating the "safety early warning" system, which in turn reduces the response time to fires and avoids their exacerbation, reduces accident rates and limits damage to people and construction, adding that the system embodies One of the objectives of the Prevention and Safety Authority, and achieve its vision to reach a safe society free from risks.
Eng. Musab Al-Amin, Acting Director of Standards and Conformity Department at the authority, stated that commercial entities and individuals can avoid fire hazards during the summer period by monitoring workplaces and periodically inspecting them to ensure that flammable materials are isolated from heat sources, doing preventive maintenance for air-conditioning devices, and reviewing loads and electrical connections. To prevent electrical contact risks.
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