Posting of workers platform

What standards do accommodations for posted workers have to meet?

When a posting employer furnishes living space or space for overnight accommodation, the rooms must have:

  • A window with an outdoor view
  • Adequate lighting
  • Free air volume of at least 10 m³ per worker
  • Heating
  • Adequately sized tables
  • Seating facilities with a backrest for each worker
  • Minimum height of 2.5 m
  • Room, bedroom and one cabinet must be lockable
  • Bed with bedding – no bunk beds
  • Bedrooms used and accessed separately by persons of either gender
  • Facilities for preparing and heating up meals and for refrigerating food and drink
  • First aid supplies
  • Suitable facilities for drying wet clothing
  • Separate rooms for smokers and non-smokers, or smoking prohibited in rooms
  • Showers, sinks and toilets

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