HEALTH
HEALTH
ALUMINIUM IN THE BODY
It has been estimated that the average human body contains, at most, 35mg of aluminium, of which approximately 50% is in the lungs, and most of the remainder is in the skeleton. There is no known biological role for aluminium - it does not appear to be an essential trace element for humans - and the body has highly effective barriers to exclude aluminium and similar metals.


HOT & HUMID CLIMATE OF THE GULF

The summer climate in the Gulf countries is hot & humid. Considering the added temperature of the Aluminium process in the smelter, creates very challenging conditions for the operations in the smelter.

The Gulf Aluminium Industry is keen to help all the employees mitigate the negative health impact of high temperature conditions, by constant educational programmes on heat stress prevention along with other precautionary measures that need to be taken by the employee during the summer period.

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