Alert 10 – 35 Deep Vein Thrombosis
After attending a conference in the United States an employee flew to London then on to Dubai. When arriving in Dubai the employee noticed severe swelling in his left leg. He entered the hospital and was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). There have also cases of DVT reported in the oil and gas industry that have occurred when a driver(s) spent a long time driving a vehicle without taking a break.