Chongqing Hot Weather Protection Approaches

Original Language Title: 重庆市高温天气劳动保护办法

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(May 8, 2007 Chongqing Municipal People's Government at the 99th Executive meeting on May 10, 2007, Chongqing Municipal People's Government announced as of June 1, 2007, No. 205) first to prepare for summer cooling of high temperature, protect the health of workers and the legitimate rights and interests, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Labour Act and other related laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.
    Second heat in these measures refers to the competent Meteorological Department meteorological stations through local television, radio and other media to publish the daily maximum temperature of 35 degrees centigrade above the weather.
    Temperature, the competent meteorological departments issued by the meteorological station, to prevail.
    Article in the administrative area of the city of enterprise, individual economic organizations and other economic organizations (hereinafter referred to as the employer) in the working procedures apply during hot 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, labour and social security, health and other relevant administrative departments under their respective responsibilities responsible for daily supervision and control of heat protection.
    Trade unions at all levels in accordance with the employer monitor labour protection measures taken during the hot weather.
    Article fifth hot weather monitoring and warning systems in due course.
    Meteorological Observatory of the competent Department, high temperature weather station is responsible for timely monitoring and forecasting. Television, radio and other media, the competent meteorological departments, according to meteorological station directly provided by the hot weather and timely weather information and forecasting, timely and accurate high temperature weather information broadcasts.
    TV media should hot weather warning logo is displayed on the TV screen.
    Hot weather warning identification consists of Orange and red, more than the daily maximum temperature at 37 degrees Celsius for Orange, 40 ℃ above in red.
    Ban on editing timely weather information and forecast of high temperature information.
    Sixth the employer shall arrange working time during the hot weather, to ensure safety, and to ensure that worker health and safety.
    Seventh employer workers should be about heatstroke and heat exhaustion first aid education, enhance self-protection ability of workers work in hot weather.
    Eighth highest temperature reaches 35 c and 37 c (not including 37 c) for the hot weather, the employer should do a cooling of high temperature work, develop and implement measures of heat control, ensure that the cooling device, normal operation of equipment. Nineth highest temperature reached 37 c and 40 c (exclude 40 c) to moderate heat, unit of arranging employees ' working hours must not exceed 6 hours and suspended from 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period. Because of a production process cannot be suspended from 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period shall suspend open high temperature period.
    Due to production requirements must be open during the high temperature period work, the employer should adjust the schedule. Tenth the daily maximum temperature of more than 40 ℃ high temperature weather for strength, the unit cooling does not make the employee work place temperature below 37 ° c (excluding 37 ℃), should stop working. Can't stop working because of production requirements, shall be suspended, from 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period. Because of a production process cannot be suspended from 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period shall suspend open high temperature period.
    Due to production requirements must be open during the high temperature period work, the employer should adjust the schedule.
    Article 11th rescue and relief work or the employer to take measures to cool the work place temperature below 37 ° c (excluding 37 ℃), its working time arrangements do not apply to the Nineth and tenth article.
    12th strength or an employing unit shall not be under moderate heat stopped working, shorter working time deductions or reducing workers ' wages.
    Trade unions or workers in the collective agreement, labor contract increased pay standards during the hot weather.
    13th labourers who work in hot weather, the employer except as provided in this article 12th wages to the workers, high temperature subsidies should be granted to the employee, in which moderate temperatures under 5 to 10 yuan per person per day rate, strength under high temperatures from 10 Yuan to 20 Yuan per person per day rate.
    Article 14th during the May to September each year, the employer should be engaged in open and an indoor temperature of labourers working to provide free enough, meet the health standards for soft drinks.
    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 adjust measures to local conditions to set up during the hot weather break sites.
    Breaks sites shall comply with the following conditions: (a) established within the work area or place not far from the workplace and isolating effects of high temperature and thermal radiation (ii) equipped with gazebo, chairs, fans, as well as summer cooling facilities and stocked with soft drinks and sunstroke prevention medicines; conditional could install air conditioning, fan and spray shower facilities, (iii) adequate ventilation. 17th the employer suffers from heart, lung, blood vessel organic diseases, persistent hypertension, tuberculosis, central nervous system diseases and other conditions are not suitable for hot weather outdoor work or an indoor temperature of labourers working, should adjust its work or jobs during the hot weather.
    Because of their work cannot be work or job, coping with disease prevention measures should be taken.
    18th employee should be subject to reasonable adjustments in accordance with the measures of the employer schedules or on the place of work, job adjustment arrangements.
    19th the employing unit should be equipped with corresponding during hot weather (and) level heat relief workers.
    Workers when there is a heat stroke, should take immediate relief measures in serious condition, should be sent to hospital for treatment.
    20th laborer heatstroke due to work in hot weather, and approved by the municipal public health Administrative Department of diagnosis of occupational disease diagnosed with occupational medical and health institutions, may apply to the labour and social security administrative departments concerned work 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.
    Article 21st heatstroke accidents reporting system.
    Heatstroke accidents occur, the employer shall report the matter in writing in a timely manner after the accident where safety management, health, labor and social security administration, organized by the Department concerned in accordance with their respective responsibilities investigation and root cause analysis and to take preventive measures.
    22nd article violates these rules, delete the hot weather of timely weather information or warning and forecast information from the meteorological authorities above the county level in accordance with the relevant provisions of the regulations of the Chongqing meteorological. 23rd article employing units violation this approach provides, has following behavior one of, and caused workers body health by serious damage or casualties of, according to about provides held employing units and head of corresponding responsibility; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) in the degrees high temperature weather Xia arrangements workers work time over 6 hours or not by this approach provides suspended 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period work of; for production process requirements cannot suspended high temperature period work, Not by this approach provides suspended high temperature period open work of; for production process requirements must in high temperature period open work, not by this approach provides reasonable adjustment rest time of; (ii) strength high temperature weather Xia take cooling measures cannot makes work places temperature fell to this approach provides standard, not by this approach provides stop work of; for production process requirements cannot stop work, not by this approach provides suspended 12 o'clock to 16 o'clock high temperature period work of; for production process requirements cannot suspended high temperature period work,
    Not suspended high temperature period as provided herein the open because of production requirements must be open during the high temperature period, not by adjusting schedules as provided herein.
    24th the employer in violation of the rules did not provide workers with necessary protection of high temperature equipment and supplies, held in accordance with the relevant provisions and principal responsibility of the employer.
    25th the employer in violation of the rules, not to the employee issued or made in accordance with this regulation temperature allowance to workers, not to open during the May to September each year and an indoor temperature of labourers working to provide free soft drinks, ordered by production safety supervision and management departments to correct; it fails to, the employer more than 1000 Yuan and fined a maximum of 30000 Yuan.
    26th the employer in violation of the rules, damaging the interests of workers, the worker may apply for arbitration of labor disputes. 27th the employer in violation of the regulations, the relevant trade union organizations have the right to submit to the employer, the employer shall promptly correct.
    The employer refused to correct, relevant trade union organizations should ask the relevant departments to deal with, and monitor the results.
    28th article this way, the term "upper" and "lower" degree Celsius (℃), apart from the marked, and are included in this figure.
                                                      29th these measures shall come into force on June 1, 2007.

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