The German construction industry has warned of a permanent introduction of daylight saving time and the associated work-related accidents. "Abolishing the time change and the permanent maintenance of the the summer time for the construction industry, with serious consequences," said the chief Executive of the Central Association of German construction industry (ZDB), Felix Pakleppa, the Newspapers of the editorial network Germany (RND) from Saturday.
"Depending on your place of residence, it would be warned in the winter months, between nine and ten o'clock in the bright, construction sites need to be across the Board lights, and over weeks and months," he said. This is associated with considerable costs. "In addition, a longer Work in the dark increases the risk of accidents at work."
On the weekend of the winter time ends, on Saturday night the clocks move one hour ahead. The end of the time change, however, could come soon - by the will of the EU Parliament are to be turned for the last Time in March 2021. The ZDB criticized the Parliament's decision. "We don't want any time-Chaos in Europe," said Pakleppa.
The farmers of the debate, however, see relaxed. The farmers had so far come up with the time change well and "generally flexible", said the Secretary-General of the German farmers ' Association, Bernhard Krüsken, the RND. "But for animals, it is without a time change sure to be something easier, because they are accustomed to a firm feeding or milking times."More about
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The responsible Federal Ministry of economic Affairs said, it is a position before the subject took a variety of industries, the "a very heterogeneous picture". At the Moment, the government would assess internally the impact of the EU decision, with a view to respective areas of competence. The exchange and the formation of opinion to were still under way, said a spokeswoman for the Newspapers. (AFP)