Al-Sharq, 4 July 2022: Qatar’s Labour Ministry has issued new heat stress legislation in the country.
The new legislation is aimed at employers and includes a number of innovative procedures.
It obliges employers to protect the health of workers and provide healthy and safe workplaces.
It requires employers to prepare a risk assessment in order to mitigate the risk of heat stress and assign the main contractor the responsibility of coordinating measures to mitigate the effects of heat stress in the event of multiple employers doing business at one site at the same time and obliging them to coordinate and cooperate together in this regard.
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