Ministry of Municipality and Environment Reiterates Keenness on Workers’ Safety

Doha- The Ministry of Municipality and Environment reiterated its keenness on the safety and security of its workers as part of Qatar’s interest in providing a healthy and proper environment for all workers at work sites.

In a statement issued Thursday on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the ministry said it pays special attention to its staff across the different positions and job titles, and takes care of their safety and security.

In this regard, the ministry said it drafted an integrated guide on the conditions of limiting damages from construction, maintenance and demolishing at work sites as the construction sector constitutes a critical corner in the country, which is witnessing rapid urban growth in a way that calls for special conditions to limit the side effects of construction projects, contain any negative impact on the population and commercial businesses, and find a healthy and proper environment for people.

The ministry said all municipalities and their respective departments are working to implement the conditions and measures on their workers so as to provide the proper environment for field work and compel workers to follow them as well as take all the safety and security precautions.

The ministry also pays special attention to the awareness aspect for workers by guiding them to the right practices as well as amending the working hours according to the rise and drop in temperature throughout the year.

Source: Qatar News Agency