Safety of processes
As of 1 January 2023, employers are required to comply with the minimum requirements on the installation of health and safety signs at workplaces.
The adopted Regulation applies to all workplaces except for:
a) warning signs placed on hazardous substances, hazardous compounds, products and/or equipment/equipment on the market, unless otherwise provided for by the legislation of Georgia;
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.
As of January 2020, tougher control procedures will be imposed over registration of workplace risk assessment results in the Federal State Information System (FSIS) for Accounting for the Results of the Special Evaluation of Working Conditions (SOUT).
As of 20 April 2019, employers and the competent authorities (i.e. the state labour safety authority) are required to follow the revised procedure for the issue of permits for the operation of hazardous machinery and performance of hazardous types of work. A permit is issued by the State Labour Safety Authority (GosTrud) or its territorial branches.