Starting this Wednesday, the companies in sectors not essential that they continue without stopping their activities, they shall issue a certificate of inspection in respect of safety and health at work, which will start a process of sanction which will end with the closing.
So he told the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, at the conference on COVID-19 of this 15 of April. From the lifting of that act, the Secretary of Labor will be heard by the health authority to perform the corresponding procedure.
In addition, it will give you a view of the Public Ministry to conduct the investigation for a possible crime, “because here we are talking of a damage to health that can cost you your life,” warned Lopez-Gatell.
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March 31, 2020, the ministry of Health published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF), the Agreement establishing unique actions to address the health emergency generated by the virus SARS-CoV2, in which it enlisted the help of the essential activities that could continue to operate under certain measures of health security. The rest of the sectors would have to stop.
Penalties will apply, said the deputy minister of Health, because the mitigation measures community to decrease the rate of spread of COVID-19 are mass measures that require people to stay out of the public space.
“But for people to be left at home have to have favourable conditions to do so, and those who work in a company will be able to do so only if the company where work complies with the sanitary provisions current”.
And until today, he added, López-Gatell, there is not a proper compliance on the part of a significant number of companies.
Through operational inspections of federal Work and reports to the Defense Attorney’s Job is identified – said Gatell– that from the 3rd to the 14th of April, when it should occur, the temporary suspension of all work activity in the public and private sectors and social activities are not essential, only 50% of businesses closed.
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Another 17% were closed until they were ready to do so. A 18% more are essential, and need not close. But there are 15% of companies should be closed and you have not done so, he broke down.
These are in the industrial zones of Jalisco, State of Mexico, Michoacán, Veracruz, Nayarit, Puebla, CDMX, Baja California, Aguascalientes, Hidalgo and Guanajuato.
The sectors are the automotive, 25.7%; trade or distribution of products are not essential, 21%; the textile industry, 17.9%; lumbering, 9.3% and others, such as the space industry, the machining special, the cellulose, the tobacco industry and construction, with 25.7%.
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