The Department of Health launched a safety awareness campaign for gyms and fitness clubs
8 July 2019| Last updated on 8 July 2019
The Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) announced that it will be carrying out checks across all gyms and fitness clubs in the emirate
This is to ensure that fitness and wellness centers meet the health and safety standards set by DoH. The awareness campaigns will include advising gyms on the upkeep of exercising equipment, running machines, and other gym items.
Dr. Saeed Al Rumaithi, Director of the Public Health Department, said inspections will also be conducted to monitor and prevent gym-goers from abusing steroids.
He added, “We must work to protect [young people] and maintain their health within a framework according to required standards."