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Human Resources and Social Development seized (450) violations of the decision banning working under the sun

Publication date: 21 September 2022 - 25 Safar 1444
الموارد البشرية والتنمية الاجتماعية تضبط (450) مخالفة لقرار منع العمل تحت أشعة الشمس

The field inspection teams of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development have seized 450 violations of the provisions of the decision, since the decision to prevent work in sunlight took effect, during the field tours that were carried out to ensure the commitment of the owners of the facilities to the implementation of the decision, as Article (38) of the executive regulations for work stipulates: "The employer hires the worker under the open rays of the sun or in bad weather conditions without taking the necessary precautions in the cases or times and periods specified by a decision of the Minister."

The decision has been in effect since July 15, 2020, and will continue to be enforced until September 15, 2020, during which time it is forbidden to work under the sun from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

The Ministry called on the owners of the facilities to adhere to what was stated in the decision, in order to preserve the safety of workers from the health hazards associated with direct exposure to sunlight, stressing at the same time that the field inspection teams will continue their tours in various regions of the Kingdom to ensure that everyone adheres to its application, and the Ministry also called for reporting For violations detected by citizens through the (Together Monitoring) application available via smartphones, or by calling the unified number 19911

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