Safety of processes

Russia: Revised occupational safety rules for works at height

As of 1 January 2021, employers operating in Russia are required to comply with the revised occupational safety rules for works at height.

The revised rules have a new requirement to evaluate occupational risks associated with working at height.

Russia: Adopted Occupational Safety Rules for Food Production Facilities

As of 1 January 2021, facilities involved in production of certain types of food in Russia, are required to comply with the adopted occupational safety rules. The rules apply to facilities involved into production of bread and bakery, pasta, baking yeast, sugar, black treacle, confectionery products, food concentrates, starch, fruit and vegetable products, juices, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, dairy, meat as well as fat and oil products.

Russia: Adopted occupational safety rules in construction

As of 1 January 2021, organisations performing construction, renovation and refurbishment activities in Russia are required to comply with the revised set of occupational safety rules.

The rules apply to all organisations and sole traders, regardless of the form of incorporation.

Ukraine: Occupational safety rules for the use of production equipment

As of 10 April 2018, organisations operating industrial (production) equipment are required to comply with the adopted occupational safety rules.

The rules define “industrial (production) equipment” as any machine, apparatus, instrument, device or equipment used in the performance of works, manufacturing products, services, including machinery, machinery and major hazard equipment/installations.

Ukraine: Occupational safety rules for mechanical cleaning of spare parts

As of 30 January 2018, facilities where works involving mechanical cleaning of spare parts are being performed are required to comply with the adopted occupational safety rules. These Rules set out requirements for the performance of works involving mechanical cleaning of spare parts with the use of shot blasting, sandblasting and hydro-sandblasting, as well as cleaning of spare parts in tumbling drums.

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