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HFZA ready to bring 50pc of employees back to offices

DUBAI, June 27, 2020

The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) in Sharjah has announced that the necessary preparations have been completed and all Covid-19 precautionary measures are in place to facilitate the return of 50 per cent of its employees to the offices. 
 
This comes as part of HFZA's plans to provide a safe and healthy workplace amid COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
In response to the directives of the Sharjah Executive Council, HFZA has taken all the preventive and precautionary measures such as physical distancing among employees, identifying the number of visitors to ensure the safety of everyone, as well as conducting medical examinations for the returning employees.
 
HFZA Director Saud Salim Al Mazrouei said: "We have adopted a lot of precautionary and preventive measures to create a healthy work environment. This includes the sterilization of the head office and its facilities and other preparations in accordance with the directives of the competent governmental authorities, for Covid-19."
 
“We’ve also applied all the precautionary measures related to the physical distancing, distributing face masks and gloves to all units and departments, installing thermal cameras and devices to measure the temperature of employees and visitors, and dedicating special rooms to isolate suspected cases,” he added.
 
In the same vein, Al Mazrouei underlined HFZA’s commitment to the decisions of the Directorate of Human Resources in terms of excluding pregnant women, employees with disabilities, and those with chronic and immunodeficiency diseases from returning to work, according to approved medical reports. 
 
Instead, the said categories will continue to work remotely, in addition to the employees aged 60 years and above, he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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