Urgent.. Clarification regarding summer and winter working hours in the emirates
Clarification regarding summer and winter working hours in the emirates, Through the City Planning Sector of the Environment, Health and Safety Department, the Abu Dhabi City Municipality held a workshop with the working title "Safety in the Heat - Lessons Learned." The purpose of the workshop was to review the positives and lessons learned from the implementation of the law that prohibits working on construction sites during the afternoon hours on... Over the course of three months during the summer.
A number of representatives from businesses in Abu Dhabi that operate in the building and construction sector attended the workshop. Their goals were to establish the extent of the advantage that might be gained from implementing the noon work prohibition rule and to learn about the positive benefits that could be gained from its application.
A lecture was given at the workshop on the lessons learned from the implementation of the law, which makes it illegal to perform work in open spaces under the sun between the hours of 12:30 and 3:00 in the afternoon, The workshop included a number of discussions to educate workers in the building and construction sector about safety requirements in the heat and the benefits it provides.
The end of summer appointments in the Emirates
The decision to ban work expired at noon on Friday afternoon; It came into force on June 15 this year, and will remain in force until September 15.
The decision came within the framework of a series of specific measures taken by the Ministry to protect workers' rights and provide all conditions and requirements for professional work, Safety and health. Its goal was to ensure that workers received adequate working conditions despite the high temperatures recorded during the midday over the past few months.