Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Tool box meeting is mandatory in Qatar


It is a general practice in Construction sites to carry out Tool box meeting (s) for the benefits of their workers, in terms of their health and safety, prior to commence the work by gang leader (s).
In Qatar, it is a legal requirement pursuant to the Qatar Labour Law (Law No (14) of the Year 2004), in particular Section 53, to carry out such meeting, as extracted below

PART TEN SAFETY,
VOCATIONAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Article (99)

The employer or his representative shall on the commencement of every worker's engagement inform him of the hazards of the work and the hazards which may occur thereafter and shall inform him of the safety measures to be taken for the protection therefrom and shall post up in a conspicuous place his detailed instructions concerning the means of observing vocational health and safety for protecting the workers from the hazards to which they are exposed during performance of their work.



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