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Workshop on the importance of vehicle recalls and its relation with original and counterfeited parts

24/05/2017

Consumer Protection, Al Sharqiya South, organized a technical workshop on the importance of vehicle recalls and the relation with original and counterfeited parts, within its participation in the traffic safety competition. The workshop targeted the employees for them to gain the knowledge that will assist them in performing their functions efficiently, and enhance their awareness in traffic safety to reduce traffic accidents, with participants from government and private organizations.

 

The workshop was presented by Eng. Abdul Razak Othmani, mechanical engineering expert, PACP, and covered several topics including an introduction to the concept and importance of vehicle recalls, how to discover failure in vehicles, samples of vehicle recalls detailing the reasons for recall and procedures taken, introduction to original and counterfeited parts, presentation on the subject and how to tell the difference, and concluded by highlighting its impact on traffic safety.

 

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 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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