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Posted On: 3 July 2022 12:01 pm
Updated On: 3 August 2022 12:34 pm

What are the workers' rights for working outdoors during summer in Qatar?

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Summer in Qatar can get really hot, sometimes reaching up to 50 degrees Celsius with intense solar radiation. Many workers mostly perform their job outdoors, especially in the construction and agriculture industries. But what happens during the summer months when they can experience higher occupational heat stress levels?

In this week's QTip, we answer the question, "What are the summer working hours in Qatar for those who need to work outdoors and what are the responsibilities of employers?". Find out by hitting the play button.

Mr Q also talks about Qatar's old and new Ministry regulations regarding non-working hours in open workplaces for summer. He also mentions what will happen to companies that violate worker rights and how can workers report violations and complaints.

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How can workers report violations?


What other things do you want Mr Q to talk about? Drop your episode suggestions in the comments section below! Who knows, Mr Q might do something out of it!