Jun 9, 2019
No Work under the direct Sun in Saudi Arabia from June 15 to September 15
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development announced that 'no more work under the direct sun' is going into force from June 15 and ends on September 15 of this year from 12 PM to 3 PM, All the companies should not allowed their employees to work under the direct sun. Trending : New moon sighting system of Ramadan and Shawwal from Makkah's Clock Tower
All employers should ensure that their workers stay out of the sun for the 3 hours (12 PM to 3 PM) from June 15 to September 15. The Ministry is keen to protect the safety and health of workers in the private sector providing them a secure working environment, away for exposure to any health hazards. Most Viewed : A Saudi and an Arab expatriate steals company's vault in broad daylight
- However, There will be exemptions in some parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for outdoor work ban where the temperatures are low in those areas. The branches of Ministry Of Labor coordinating with such provinces with regard of taking decision whether the work ban under the sun or not.
- Moreover, This rule is not applicable to workers of oil and gas companies or those engaging in emergency maintenance works. Recommend : How to get endorsement letter for Saudi PCC
- In case if anyone's employer is not following the rule of Ministry, expatriates or citizens can call to the customer service number 19911 or can visit https://rasd.ma3an.gov.sa for any queries or lodging of complaints about the violations.