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Al-Buraimi: training course regarding first aid and CPR


The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Buraimi Governorate, in cooperation with the Public Authority for Civil Defense And Ambulance in the governorate, has recently organized a training course regarding first aid and CPR for the department employees, as a part of  exerted efforts by the department to enable the employees in all aspects.



The two-days course was presented by 1st Lieutenant Ahmed Salim Al-Ghaithi, he shed the light on first aid, and objectives of first aid to save the injured life, and prevent any complications in the injured condition, he also explained the important recommendation during the aid process such as: not endangering oneself, request for assistance as required, maintaining the privacy of the injured, and he explained how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
 Staff Sergeant Ali Salim Al-Omairy, fire and rescue trainer, explained the types of fire extinguishers, and their use, and main causes for fire in buildings such as: exhaust fans in restrooms, and phone chargers, while sergeant Ibrahim Khalfan Al-Shamsi (a medic) explained types of hemorrhage, hemorrhage cases such as injuries, wounds and external trauma, he further explained about some diseases such as ulcer and cancer and types of fracture (closed, open and compound). Al-Shamsi also explained about burns degree and talked about the reasons for burns (heat, electrocutions, chemical substances), and highlighted the procedures applied in giving aid in these cases. There was also an exercise on fire extinguishers usage.



 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law

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