The Minister of Employment informs the parliament of the study on the rates of accidents at work already carried out, as measures for the future Collision Plan.
The Ministry of Employment, Business and Self-Service will send a campaign in the middle of June to inform about the occupational risks that work coincides with high temperatures, and will disseminate the necessary recommendations to avoid suffering from diseases or accidents.
This was explained today by the Minister of Employment, Business and his work, Rocío Blanco, during his appearance in the parliamentary elections, who insisted on the need to combat the risk of hot temperatures very carefully, since there are many workers. In Andalusia, the forecast for the potential of excessive heat and weather has been exposed for the coming months to indicate a high probability of this situation.
The professional adviser is expected to match this campaign with other activities that the Board will do in the face of thermal stress, such as awareness days and information that each of the Occupational Risk Prevention Centers will advance, in which the importance of the agenda is important. risk assessment, which takes into account the personal conditions of each exposed worker and the need to proceed with the appropriate organization of duties to reduce exposure to heat as much as possible, either by adopting work shifts in which the staff rotates, or by sufficiently receiving breaks and adapting to the activity that is carried out or with limitation working hours
With regard to the new measures of the state that constitute the reduction or modification of the working day in a dangerous or orange state due to the high temperatures, the counselor recalled that the current labor regulations already oblige employers to invest in the safety and health of their employees, including protection. from excessive heat.
In this sense, Rocío Blanco declared that the prevention of occupational risks due to exposure to high temperatures should be considered in the preventive management of companies in the application of Law 31/1995, on Occupational risk prevention, which involves the removal or limitation of risk. as well as the assessment of non-avoidable risks adapted to the particular circumstances of each worker.
The advocate used his phrase to recall the recommendations for working with temperatures, as it increases and breaks; guarantees that the day will be done in cool places and shade; they supply fresh water to the islands by frequent drops; adjust clothing and work clothes so that they are breathable; provide tiaras or hats; they themselves make sheets and umbrellas; o To control the work to avoid more difficult to carry out during the hottest hours and to increase the staff in the raw material.
Rocío Blanco also told the council about the progress in the offensive plan against the accidents, included in the Social and Economic Pact, signed with the main Andalusian economic and social agents, and he developed an extraordinary monographic session on May 8. The Permanent Commission of the Andalusian Council of Occupational Risk Prevention should define the context and types of specific measures to be included, based on the study of serious, serious and fatal accidents that have recently occurred.
In particular, the advisor indicated that there is already a structured plan for the Crash Plan, whose study was first in Andalusia during 2021 and 2022 for the most serious amount of accidents, which will later be deepened, which will be allowed. used to promote in June a.