Occupational safety

Russia. Issue 5 January 2017

Amended rules for importing pharmaceuticals into Russia

According to the amendment, all pharmaceuticals (both registered and not registered in Russia) may be imported into Russia without a permit (issued by the Ministry of Healthcare), provided that they are intended to be used for private purposes by individuals arriving into Russia.

Russia. Issue 12 December 2016

Safety Rules for the operation of main pipelines transporting liquid ammonia

As of 6 June 2017 facilities operating, constructing, designing, renovating or liquidating main pipelines for the transportation of liquid ammonia, have to comply with the adopted industrial safety rules.

Russia. Issue 23 August 2016.

It is not required to additionally confirm waste hazard class for wastes included into the Federal Classification Catalogue of Wastes

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has confirmed that it is not required to undergo the procedure of waste hazard class confirmation for any type of waste included into the Federal Classification Catalogue of Wastes (FKKO)

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