MOHRE mandates companies to submit Labour injuries report

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation mandates companies hiring 15 employees and above to submit a labour injuries report accumulating last year’s fourth quarter, the report must be submitted before January 15th, 2017 to dodge associated penalties.

Maher Hamad Al Obed, Assistant Undersecretary For Inspectional Affairs, said, "The ministry receives work-related injuries reports through the smartphone app Salama, available on Google Play and the App Store. The app includes additional services such as occupational physical disability or death Compensation disclosure list, videos demonstrating first aid instructions, an interactive map pointing out the nearest hospitals.”

Al Obed stressed the obedience to worksite occupational health & safety standards, plus report occupational injuries, stressing the ministry's keenness to form a safe working environment and minimize harms by applying the right measures.

several informative programs were welcomed by business owners which motivate following workplace safety requirements and shape the significance of reporting any labour injuries to carefully handle the situation and avoid accidents later on.

Occupational injuries; any form of injury that strikes an employee during their working hours, which could result in physical or chemical damages or even mentally affect their abilities, the damage could simply lead to death or chronic illness. A list of occupational injuries had been listed within the labour laws for further information.

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