Punjab Health and Family Welfare Department amends advisory on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of the Public or Private Sector Industries

May 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Punjab Health and Family Welfare Department on May 09, 2020, amends advisory on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of the Public or Private Sector Industries and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Government of Punjab revises points 2 and 3 of the advisory regarding total number of hours of work allowed in a day, they are as under:

The employer should devise a comprehensive work-plan so that not more than 50% of the staff/ labour is working at a particular time. The factory manager could devise staggered shift start timetables for all employees keeping in mind the extant instructions issued by the Government with regard to the total no. of hours of work allowed in a day.

There shall be no overlap between the shifts and a cushion of perfectly 1 hour between the shifts be provided for disinfection with 1% sodium hypochlorite solution or an other equivalent commercially available disinfectant.

[Notification No. MD/NHM/2020/3337(R)-3343(R)]


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