EMPLOYERS TO RESPECT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS
The Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia calls on all employers, to comply with the measures provided by the Action Plan for Prevention of Heat waves when announced that in the coming days the whole territory of the country will be affected by yellow (alert) phase temperatures.
All workers working in high temperature conditions are exposed to heat stress. Heat stress is defined as a physical and physiological response of the worker to the temperature at which he or she is exposed to his or her workplace.
According to the Law on Occupational Helath and Safety at Work, the employer is obliged to provide appropriate working conditions that will not endanger the life and health of the workers.