Medical surveillance of workers

Russia: Revised procedure for medical surveillance of workers

As of 1 April 2021, employers are required to follow the revised procedure for the medical surveillance of workers.

The revised procedure repeals the procedure adopted by Order No. 302n of 12 April 2011.

The revised procedure provides the possibility of electronic exchange of documents. For example, it will be possible to issue an electronic referral for a medical examination, provided that both the employer and the employee have registered in the electronic signature system.

Russia: Clarification on medical examination requirement for employees

Federal Labour and Occupation Service (RosTrud) has published a clarification on the necessity of organizing a preliminary and subsequent regular medical examinations for employees.

Medical examinations are regulated by Order No. 302n that also lists types of working conditions and occupational exposure that are considered as harmful or hazardous.