Saudi Arabia: Ministerial Decision No. 1/400 of 1428H/ 2007
|Saudi Arabia: Ministerial Decision No. 1/400 of 1428H/ 2007|
| Date of adoption
|19 February 2007|
| Entry into force
– The Ministry of Labor – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, accessed: 20 January 2014, http://portal.mol.gov.sa/ar/Documents/1400.pdf
|This decision relates to Art. 144 of the Saudi Labor Law.
Art. 1 requires an employer whose organization employs fifty or more workers to appoint a qualified and certified full-time paramedic in addition to any other medical care staff available. The organization shall also have a fully equipped first aid room which meets the following conditions:
Art. 2 requires the employer to provide an ambulance for the transfer of injured persons in organizations that employ five-hundred or more workers and that are located within ten or more kilometres of the nearest health facility. A phone shall be provided for making emergency calls.
Art. 3 obliges all employers (irrespective of activity and number of workers) to meet the requirements of the Cooperative Health Insurance Law issued by Royal Decree No. M/10.