GEORGIA: Adopted Technical Regulation on the Safe Use of PPE

As of 3 January 2023, employers and employees using or providing personal protective equipment (PPE) are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation (TR).

The TR sets out that PPE must be used only when collective protective equipment or risk mitigation measures are not able to provide an adequate protection and to sufficiently lower the risks.

Employers must provide PPE to their employees, if needed, considering potential risks to the employees’ health and safety.

Employers must provide PPE free of charge and ensure timely service and repair of PPE.

Employers are required to train employees on the use of PPE and inform them in advance about the risks from which the PPE intends to provide protection.

Law: Decree No. 590 of 23 December 2022 on the Technical Regulation on Minimum Requirements for the Use of Personal Protective Equipment at a Workplace

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