Guangdong Heat Protection Approaches

Original Language Title: 广东省高温天气劳动保护办法

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201206/20120600369191.shtml

Guangdong heat protection approaches

    (December 1, 2011 Standing Committee of the Guangdong provincial people's Government, the 82nd considered by people's Government of Guangdong Province, December 26, 2011 to 166th announced since March 1, 2012) first in order to standardize the work of labor protection of high temperature, protection of workers ' health and safety, in accordance with the People's Republic of China labor law and the People's Republic of China Law on occupational disease prevention and other laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.

Article in the administrative area of the province enterprises, individual economic organizations and non-governmental organizations such as non-enterprise unit (hereinafter called the employer) work in workers during hot weather, these measures shall apply.

    State organs, institutions, social groups in high temperature weather during working to establish labour relations with reference to these measures.

    Third heat in these measures refers to the competent meteorological departments above the county level meteorological station issued the daily maximum temperature of more than 35 c weather.

Article IV the leadership of the people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the labor protection of high temperature.

Supervision and administration of production safety, health, human resources and social security sectors in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to guide high temperature labor protection and supervision and inspection.

Economic and information technology, housing and urban-rural construction, water conservancy, transportation, marine and fishery sectors in the context of their respective responsibilities, high temperature labor protection.

Chamber of Commerce and industry, business federations, trade associations in accordance with the protection measures taken by the employer during the hot weather for guidance.

    Trade unions at all levels in accordance with the employer monitor labour protection measures taken during the hot weather.

Fifth people's Governments above the county level should establish early warning and forecasting system of high temperature, the establishment and improvement of meteorological disaster warning information release system.

    The meteorological station of the competent meteorological departments issued a heat warning signal, all levels of radio, television and other media and telecom companies concerned should be communication to the public in a timely manner.

    Article sixth employers shall establish and improve cooling system, arranging employees ' working hours, guarantee safety to ensure that worker health and safety.

    Seventh an employer shall, in accordance with relevant State regulations, rational layout of the site, improve production processes and operating procedures, good thermal insulation, ventilation, cooling facilities, guarantee the production sites conform to the State standards.

Eighth Government departments, trade unions, Chamber of Commerce and industry, the Federation of enterprises should strengthen the publicity and education of high temperature protection.

    Labourers with heatstroke and heat exhaustion in the employer shall first aid education, enhance the self-protection ability of workers in hot weather operations.

Nineth employer during the following high temperatures should be reasonable arrangements for working time, reduce labor intensity and take effective measures to protect worker health and safety:

(A) daily maximum temperatures reached 39 degrees or above, on outdoor open-air work should be discontinued;

(B) more than the daily maximum temperature reached 37 c to 39 c (No 39 c), outdoor open working time shall not exceed 6 hours a day, from 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock should suspend outdoor open-air work;

    (C) the daily maximum temperature of more than 35 c to 37 c (not including 37 c), the employer shall take shifts rested, shorten the time of continuous operation, and shall not be arranged outdoors outdoor work worker to work overtime.

    Tenth unit cooling, workplaces where the temperature is lower than 35 degrees (not including 35 ℃), as well as industry characteristics can not shut down or production, personal and property safety and the public interest require emergency treatment, Nineth rules do not apply.

    11th the employer shall not assign pregnant women and minors in more than 35 ℃ high temperature surface temperatures above 33 degrees Celsius in the workplaces.

    12th the employer may not heat stopped working, shorter working time deducted or reduced workers ' wages. 13th period from June to October each year, workers engaged in open position and the employer cannot take effective measures to reduce workplace temperature to 33 degrees Celsius (excluding 33 deg c), the employer shall be issued to the employee on a monthly high temperature allowances.

Requirements in cost and expenses would be covered by.

    High-temperature allowances and system by the Department of human resources and social security, in conjunction with the departments concerned.

14th June to October each year during the hot weather, the employer should be engaged in open and an indoor temperature of labourers working to provide free soft drinks to meet the food safety standards.

    Providing soft drinks are not used to high temperature allowances.

    15th the employer shall provide the worker with high temperatures necessary labor protection facilities and supplies, and strengthen the labor protection maintenance and management of equipment and supplies.

    16th the employer should take in high temperature environments and relax, and with seats, and keep well ventilated and equipped with air conditioning and cooling facilities.

17th the employer suffers from is not suitable for open air at high temperatures or indoor heat illnesses of workers, workplaces shall be adjusted during the hot weather or on the job.

    Because of work, no adjustments to the work place or on the job, coping with disease prevention measures should be taken. 18th the employing unit should be equipped with sunstroke prevention medicines commonly used during hot weather.

    Workers when there is a heat stroke, should take immediate relief measures in serious condition, it should be immediately sent to hospital for treatment. 19th laborer heatstroke due to work in hot weather, and approved by the provincial health Administrative Department of occupational disease diagnosis agency diagnosed with occupational diseases, can apply for work-related injury certification.

Recognized as work-related injuries, work-related injury insurance benefits.

    During working hours of workers and jobs due to heat stroke death or died within 48 hours after the stroke, as a work-related injuries, work-related injury insurance benefits.

20th the employer in violation of the rules of any of the following acts, responsible for the occupational health supervision and administration of punishments according to law in the workplaces:

(A) is not in accordance with the national standard implementing heatstroke prevention measures such as ventilation, cooling and thermal insulation;

    (B) without a resting place.

    21st an employer violates these measures article 13th, not issued high-temperature allowances to workers, by human resources and social security departments above the county level a rectification, replacement; fails to mend, fined a maximum of between 10000 and 2000 Yuan.

    22nd an employer violates these measures provided for in article 14th, did not provide soft drinks, from human resources and social security departments above the county level shall order rectification fails to mend, fined a maximum of between 2000 Yuan and 500 Yuan. 23rd the employer in violation of the regulations, seat of the Trade Union or Trade Union have the right to comment to the employer, the employer shall promptly correct.

    The employer refuses to, trade union organizations should be brought to the Government and the relevant departments dealt with according to law, and to monitor the results.

    24th article this way, the term "upper" and "lower" degree Celsius (℃), apart from the marked, and are included in this figure. 25th article of the rules take effect on March 1, 2012.