Coronavirus in UAE: Ajman Police help terrified worker who called out for help
Date Reported: 28 Apr 2020
Standort: Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
UnternehmenAdnoc Gas Processing (Gasco) - Employer
Total individuals affected: 1Wanderarbeitnehmer & eingewanderte Arbeitnehmer: (1 - Asien & Pazifik, Chemikalien: Allgemein)
ThemenPersonal Health, Covid-19
Response sought: Yes, by Resource Centre
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Action taken: Company did not respond. Ajman Police organised for medical staff to attend his accommodation and it was found the worker was not suffering from COVID-19. They communicated with the company "to keep a regular check on the health of workers".
Source type: News outlet
Police assisted an ill Asian worker who called out for help via Twitter urging for medical test as he feared to have contracted coronavirus... he also claimed that his company failed to assist him and his fellow workers...
"We have also communicated with the company representative and notified him to follow up on the workers' health condition and provide them the required medical care in light of the current crisis," [Major Mohamed bin Yafor Al Ghafli, deputy director of Criminal Investigation Department in Ajman] said.
He urged the company owners to keep a regular check on the health of workers, and ensure their commitment to the precautionary measures that prevent the spread of the virus.