Posted by : Aahil Shaik Thursday, June 16, 2022

A fine of 3,000 riyals per worker on violation of Midday work ban - Ministry of Human Resources

The official spokesperson of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia, Saad Al Hammad confirmed that the penalty for the employer to allow the workers to work under the direct sun from 15th June until 15th September (in between 12 PM to 3 PM) is 3,000 riyals per worker. Follow Saudi Expatriates

Al-Hammad said that the penalty was mentioned in Article 6 in the table of violations and the corresponding penalties, when the employer allows worker to work under the direct sunlight or in bad climatic conditions without taking the necessary precautions in the times and cases specified by the ministerial decision, violation of this article amounts to 3,000 riyals per worker.

- The amount of the fine will be multiplied with the number of workers involved in the violation of the midday work ban. The penalties also include closing down the company for a period of not more than 30 days or shutting down it permanently, or imposing both fine and closure of the company. Trending : Saudi Arabia bans Mid day work ban until 15th September

- The spokesperson of the Ministry called on all private sector companies to importance the regulating working hours and taking into account the provisions of the decision. He also called on citizens to report any violation of this decision by contacting through Ministry's unified number 19911 or through Ministry's unified application for reports and complaints.

- This comes in line with a decision of Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Ahmed Al-Rajhi with the aim of preserving the safety and health of workers in the private sector by banning the mid day work under direct sun light.

- The decision compels private sector companies to provide their workers a healthy and safe work environment and spare them from any risks and harm caused by the effects of exposure to sunlight and heat stress. Most Viewed : Worker is entitled to get an Experience certificate for Free after the end of Work contract

- The Mid day work ban in some regions of Saudi Arabia are exempted, in the view of the variations in temperatures as it drops in some governorates to levels that do not require work ban in mid day hours.

A fine of 3,000 riyals per worker on violation of Midday work ban - Human Resources -

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