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Posted On: 14 April 2020 09:54 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 09:11 am

Company penalised for not following precautionary requirements

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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2 people arrested for violating their home quarantine

An inspection by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has found a contracting company in Al-Waab area to be in violation of policies issued by the Ministry to avoid the spread of the coronavirus in workplaces.

The company was found to be disregarding precautionary measures and procedures by not reducing the number of workers transported by buses to half the capacity of the bus.

In coordination with the security authorities, the necessary measures were taken against the companys manager and the engineer in charge of the site and they were sent to investigation.

The Ministry had, previously, adopted and published a policy of the measures that companies must follow in the workplace and housing to protect workers and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Ministry has established a dedicated hotline: 40280660 to receive reports of any work place or accommodation violations.

(Source: QNA)