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19 August 2020
In a press release issued on 8 August 2020, the Ministry of Health announced a red alert (ie, warning of high temperatures) within the context of the Heat Wave Plan.
This article highlights the Labour and Mines Inspectorate's (ITM's) recommendations for employers in the event of high temperatures and heat waves.
For outdoor work, employers should:
In the workplace, employers should:
The ITM highlights that Luxembourg labour law stipulates that companies may use, under certain conditions, the weather-related layoff scheme. The applicable procedures are available on the state's interactive secure platform, Guichet.lu.
For further information on this topic please contact Guy Castegnaro or Ariane Claverie at Castegnaro by telephone (+352 26 86 82 1) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com). The Castegnaro website can be accessed at www.castegnaro.lu.
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