A Labour Ministry Occupational Health and Safety section official told the paper around 50 inspectors would be monitoring worksites around Bahrain to ensure the ban was being enforced.
Labourers in the UAE will also be banned from working on construction sites in the UAE between 12.30 and 3pm until August 31 following a resolution issued by Labour Minister Saqr Gobash to cut working summer working hours.
In Qatar, the summer restrictions came into force on June 15.
Last week, it was reported that more than 70 workers have required hospital treatment for heat exhaustion in the space of seven days on the eve of the ban coming into effect.
Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMCdoctors said they had seen a steady increase in patients with around 10 a day reporting to the Accident and Emergency Department.
The summer work ban was first implemented in 2007 following orders from the Cabinet with site accidents dropping by 50 per cent during July and August in 2007, as compared with 2006.
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Mohamed Ali kaja mohaideen Jun 01, 2010 11:53 am
This good news and we should make good awarness about this to all of them, means management and workes side as well as clients side.
we should not face the problem about productivity during this break.
Michael Varghese May 24, 2010 04:54 am
A good news , Regarding break timing of summer time. Government declared a real human rights, It gets blessed for this country. Many expatriates are specially Indians,Pakistanis, Bangladeshis Laboreres working under high temparature under pressure. Govt should take serious action if any body violate this. Some of the company personnal insist subcontracting people to work at same hours . this should stop and find some solution for progress work without any loss and accident, This news makes more rank in this year being UAE boomed with constructions. and required hard work from labores. We together work to impliment human rights for worketres.
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