UAE Introduces New Health and Safety Legislation

UAE Introduces New Health and Safety Legislation

A new United Arab Emirates occupational health & safety law called Article 22 is expected to reduce workplace accidents and attract more skilled workers to the country. At the first national forum for safety and occupational health in Dubai, health and safety leaders discussed changes brought on by the passage of Article 22; issues addressed include restrictions on working in high temperatures or humidity and exposure to potentially harmful chemicals, viruses or parasites. “It is now compulsory for companies to develop a health and safety guide for the nature of any job,” said Dr Ayesha Suhail, director of primary health care at the UAE health ministry.

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