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Safety And Protection

Safety And Protection

There are certain things that are to be provided to the employees to ensure their security and well-being. This is specified under the Articles which are from 91 to 101.

In order to provide the employees with their laws, the following measures must be taken;

As per the article 91 of the fifth chapter regarding UAE labor law for the protection of employees;

The employer must always provide his employee’s protection from certain things including protection from hazards of getting injury or diseases which might be related to the profession. This is related to the fact that sometimes the employees have to do dangerous works. So, it’s the responsibility of the employer to protect his employees from such dangers. It is the duty of the employer to provide the employees all the required means of protection which are approved by the Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs. If the employee has no other option despite doing the dangerous work, he should be provided by the proper defensive clothing and equipment. There comes the duty of the employee as well. He is advised and recommended to abide by all the instructions that have been given to him by his employer. If not, he will have to face serious consequences.

As per the article 92 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding instructions to employer;

Every employer must tell his employees regarding prevention from fire and other dangers in the workplace. These instructions should be given in the Arabic language so that it can be understood by the employees. Any other language can also be used so that the employees can understand it in the right way.

As per the article 93 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding First aid;

Every employee must have their aid boxes arranged for themselves so that they can get the essential aid when in need. This is because sometimes the employees get injured and they do not have so much time to go to the doctors. In such cases, they must have aid boxes to prevent them from getting serious issues.

As per the article 94 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding cleanliness;

It is the duty of the employer to provide the employees with necessities including clean and ventilated environment. Everyone should get the access to water dispensers and toilets.

As per the article 95 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding the need of a Medical Representative I.e. Physician;

A physician should be appointed by the employer for the checkup of all the employees almost every six months especially for those employees who are exposed to the dangers in the workplace. Any employee facing any infection must report to the employer as soon as possible to avoid any complexities. The physician who is in charge of medical checkup might ask the employees for a second checkup to the employees who are exposed to workplace diseases before the time interval stated.

As per the article 96 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Medical Care:

As per the standards decided by the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs in collaboration with the Minister of Health, all the employees must be provided by the medical care means. The Minister of Labor and Social Affairs has the limit in discussion with the Ministry of Health, to decide the general Measures for wellbeing counteractive action relevant to all foundations having staff and specifically such measures identifying with security, light, ventilation and lounge areas, and in addition supply of consumable and cleaning water and measures identifying with purging of climate shape tidy and smoke and to stipulate careful steps against flame and electricity.

As per the article 97 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Information;

The employees before getting appointed must be informed by the employer or his representative about the dangers that are related to their profession and what preventive measures are to be taken by the employees to avoid any hazards. Detailed written instructions must be displayed by the employer in the workplace about the dangers.

As per the article 98 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Information;

The employees before getting appointed must be informed by the employer or his representative about the dangers that are related to their profession and what preventive measures are to be taken by the employees to avoid any hazards. Detailed written instructions must be displayed by the employer in the workplace about the dangers.

As per the article 99 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Prohibition of Alcohol;

Employers and everyone having authority must not permit the entry of any alcoholic drink in the workplace. They may not allow entrance into or remain at the foundation or an inebriated individual.

As per the article 100 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Precautionary Methods;

All the instructions given by the employers must be abode by the employees related to their safety and protection. It is precluded for a worker to act in any capacity that may contradict implementation of said guidelines or abuse strategies set for wellbeing and security assurance of representatives or which may make misfortune or harm the same.

As per the article 100 of the fifth chapter of UAE labor law regarding Benefits:

Every business who utilizes representatives in zones that are remote from urban areas where there is no entrance to typical methods for transportation should give workers the accompanying offices:

  1. Adequate methods for transport
  2. Adequate settlement
  3. Drinking water
  4. Appropriate foodstuff
  5. Medical guide gear
  6. Entertainment and games conveniences.

Zones to which all or part of the arrangements of this Article applies should be expressed by the choice of the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs. With exemption of foodstuff, all administrations alluded to in this Article might be to the detriment of the business and nothing concerning this is to be borne by the worker

Notwithstanding above, there are more well being and security directions manager must stick to which are stipulated in different laws. Contracting organizations are liable to Municipality rules.