Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — The Ministry of Human Sources and Growth (MHRSD) introduced the tip of the desired interval prohibiting all institutions from working beneath the solar.
The choice ended with a compliance price of institutions reaching 95% throughout 2023, in comparison with 93% in 2022.
The Ministry’s announcement of the tip of the time interval specified for the implementation of Ministerial Decision No. (3337) dated 7/15/1435 AH prohibiting working within the solar got here in coordination with the Nationwide Council for Occupational Security and Well being.
The prohibition f working within the solar was for 3 months, ranging from June 15, 2023, till Sept. 15. 2023.
This determination got here out of MHRSD and the Nationwide Council for Occupational Security and Well being’s keenness to protect the security and well being of staff, and to supply them with a wholesome and secure work surroundings, in accordance with occupational security and well being necessities.
Throughout the interval of implementation of the choice, the 2 our bodies labored to direct employers to the need of regulating working hours and considering what was stipulated within the determination, with the purpose of lowering occupational accidents and illnesses.
Among the many issues in addition they did to lift consciousness of the significance of implementing the choice, was publishing media campaigns, and holding varied consciousness workshops for employers and staff.
That is along with conducting a variety of area monitoring excursions to make sure that institutions in all areas of Saudi Arabia adjust to the implementation of the choice.
It’s noteworthy that the MHRSD established the Nationwide Council for Occupational Security and Well being as certainly one of its initiatives within the Nationwide Transformation Program 2020, inside the Kingdom’s Imaginative and prescient 2030.
The purpose of building the Council is to develop occupational security and well being practices in Saudi Arabia and obtain a particular work surroundings and a pretty labor market, primarily based on the appliance of the perfect worldwide requirements and essentially the most outstanding worldwide practices associated to the sector of occupational security and well being and the work surroundings.