Ministry punish companies violating summer midday work ban

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs said yesterday that it has shut down 42 worksites for failing to comply with the summer schedule for outdoor works.

As per the law no 16 of 2007, all companies are required to stop outdoors works from 11.30 am to 3pm to protect workers from being exposed to direct sunlight and extreme heat.

The ban is in force from June 15 to August 31. The ministry had warned that companies violating the rule could face closure for up to one month.
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Source News: Qatar Living