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  • Saudi Civil Defense chief announces new Gulf fire-fighting init

    Saudi Civil Defense chief announced the cooperation initiative. (SPA) Updated 01 March 2019 SPA March 01, 201901:54 872   MANAMA: A major initiative to enhance cooperation between fire-fighting organizations in Gulf states was on ...
  • Saudi Civil Defense makes Kingdom safer place to live

    Col. Abdul Aziz Al-Zahrani, general director of the Jeddah department of Civil Defense, speaks during a press conference in Jeddah. (SPA)   JEDDAH: Collaboration between Saudi universities, research centers and the country’s Civil Defense is...
  • Workplace safety key concern for Saudi private construction sec

        RIYADH: In the past five years, 307,855 workers in the private sector were injured as they were doing their jobs, 92 percent of whom were foreigners.According to government reports reviewed by Aleqtesadiah daily, 54 percent of these injuries occurr...
  • Experts call for home safety measures while on vacation

      Accidents at home are a common occurrence but some can be very dangerous and incur a lot of expense. The accidents might involve a leaking gas cylinder, a tap or water pipe or even smelling or swallowing an insecticide by mistake.Sometimes, accidents can h...
  • Saudi Civil Defense focuses on child safety awareness

    1 / 4 This year’s World Civil Defense day focus on children’s safety aims to promote the role of Civil Defense and civil protection agencies in spreading the safety message. (SPA) 2 / 4 This year’s World Civil Defense day focus on children...
  • Saudi interior minister reviews Hajj safety procedures

    JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s interior minister patronized a military parade of the Hajj security forces on Monday.Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif, who is also the Chairman of the Higher Hajj Committee, reviewed preparations to serve the pilgrims, who are continuing to arrive in the Kingdom ahead ...