Major hazard facilities

Russia: Revised Procedure for Emergency Response Plans

As of 1 January 2021, organisations operating major hazard facilities are to develop the emergency response plans, required by the law, in accordance with a revised procedure. The adoption of the revised procedure will not impact the existing emergency response plans which are to remain valid and are to be revised only in cases, provided by the revised procedure.

Russia: Revised registration procedure for major hazard facilities

As of 30 August 2019 operators of major hazard facilities are to perform registration of such facilities in accordance with a revised procedure. The adoption of the revised procedure does not require any immediate actions from facilities that have already been registered. 

Kazakhstan: Adopted regulation on the state OHS examination for senior managers of major hazard facilities

As of 29 August 2017, senior managers and heads of major hazard facilities will take the required occupational health and safety and industrial safety examination in accordance with the adopted regulation. The regulation imposes obligations on the state agencies that conduct the examinations. The examination is to be conducted by the Committee of Industrial Development and Industrial Safety (of the Ministry of Investments and Development) of Kazakhstan.