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Russia: Identification marking experiment for pneumatic tyres

The Government has decided to conduct an experiment on marking new pneumatic tyres with identification signs. The experiment is to be conducted from 20 June 2019 to 30 November 2019. 

The purpose of identification marking of products is to prevent any unlawful market circulation of these products in the Russian market.

Ukraine: Revised noise limits for residential areas and premises

As of 16 April 2019, facilities emitting ambient noise must ensure that they do not cause the noise levels in any adjoining residential area to exceed the revised limits.

The adopted norms do not apply to special purpose premises (radio and television studios, etc.).

Ukraine: Adopted Technical Regulation on Labelling of Footwear Materials

The Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine has adopted Technical Regulation on Labelling of Footwear Materials. As at 14 July 2019, the adopted TR has not entered into force. The TR will enter into force at the same time the existing TR on footwear labelling (adopted by Decree No. 632 of 9 June 2011) is repealed.

Ukraine: Revised procedure for occupational incident and illness investigation

As of 1 July 2019, employers are required to follow a revised procedure for the investigation of occupational accidents and illnesses (including acute poisonings).

The procedure sets out responsibilities and duties of the employer, head of department (foreman) and employees in case of an occupational incident or an illness.  It also prescribes which forms must be completed (e.g. the N-1 form).