As of 10 March 2017, all facilities operating major hazard installations (MHIs) are required to identify such MHIs and register them in the state MHI Registry in accordance with the revised procedure. Furthermore, as of 1 January 2018, such facilities must use the list of standard MHI names for the identification of MHIs and their hazard classes.
Safety of processes
What will be checked during a state labour safety inspection?
As of 16 June 2017 facilities operating major hazard installations are required to perform or to organize the performance of non-destructive testing (NDT) of equipment, buildings and structures at such installations in accordance with the adopted methods. The following NDT methods are prescribed by the adopted norms:
Adopted Code of Conduct for storage and transportation of pharmaceutical products
As of 24 December 2016, the revised edition of the Law on Labour Protection entered into force. The new edition introduces the new concept of “occupational safety audit”.
The revised version also explicitly permits to contract external OHS professionals to perform the functions of the OHS service at an organization with 50 or more employees.