The UAE authorities set mandatory procedures in homes to protect children
The UAE authorities have announced mandatory measures in homes to protect children, and they are 5 specific measures that preserve their safety.
The laws of the UAE require certain measures to be taken in the household to ensure the safety of children, The government of the UAE has made it essential for parents to take certain precautions in their homes to ensure the protection of their children. These precautions can be broken down into five distinct categories.
Measures to protect children from falling from balconies
Precautions to be taken so that children are not injured if they fall over balconies, The Sharjah Civil Defense Authority issued five directives in order to safeguard children from falling from balconies and sustaining injuries, particularly during holiday periods, which are typically the times of year when accidents of this nature take place. Be sure to put appropriate safety locks on windows and balcony doors, and make sure that there is no furniture near the windows or balconies. In addition, be sure to install an acrylic barrier on the balcony (after obtaining a permit from the municipality), while making sure that the balcony door is always closed, and not opened except when needed. In addition, be sure to install an acrylic barrier on the balcony (after obtaining a permit from the municipality).
Warning initiative against the dangers of falling from balconies in the UAE
Initiative to raise awareness about the risks of falling from balconies in the United Arab Emirates, The Child Safety Department has begun a series of field visits to the towers and buildings located in the regions and cities of Sharjah, in order to raise awareness of the dangers that may threaten the lives of children in homes, and to provide practical advice and guidance, as part of the "Warning Against the Risks of Falling from Balconies" initiative. Additionally, the Child Safety Department has advised parents to follow other precautionary measures in order to protect their children from risk. It also urged for cooperation with key organizations to implement best practices and standards in this field. According to the World Health Organization, falls from high heights are the second leading cause of accidental death around the world, and children are the most exposed to the risks posed by these hazards.
Warnings of the Child Safety Department in the Emirates
The Child Safety Department of the Emirates has issued the following warnings: "We always strive to protect children from risks, and we monitor the most prominent wrong practices that lead to tragic accidents for them," Nahla Al-Saadi, Deputy Director of the Child Safety Department, said. In the early stages of a child's development, when their natural curiosity to learn about the world around them grows, they may engage in behaviors that push them to take risks without being aware of the consequences of those actions. One of these practices is what causes children to fall from balconies or high windows. She went on to say that "poor supervision of children by their parents or other adults in charge of them is one of the most common causes of children falling from high places," which indicates that these incidents can be avoided by taking a few straightforward precautions.