Mid-day break rule comes into effect in Oman

01 Jun 2017
POSTED BY Y Magazine

The Ministry of Manpower called on the workers to comply with the safety precautions.



Starting from Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower will implement the “mid-day break” rule in private sector establishments from 12:30pm until 3:30pm for three months (June and July and August).

The Ministry of Manpower said that private sector establishments should not be deploying workers in construction sites or at open places with high temperature according to the procedures stipulated in the list of occupational safety and health measures as per the labor law.

The ministry called on the workers to comply with the safety precautions and follow them to reduce the risk of high temperature on the body.


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