Monitoring

Russia: Issue 12 July 2017

Published indexes for the calculation of discounts and surcharges for premiums payable for social insurance against occupational accidents and diseases for 2018

Indexes are set for each type of economic activity (over 1000 classes of economic activity altogether) and are to be used for the calculation of premiums payable in relation to occupational accidents and illnesses insurance.

Ukraine, Issue 20 June 2017

Adopted rules for dangerous goods transportation by inland waterways

The Rules apply to all organisations participating in inland transportation of dangerous goods. The Rules contain requirements for transportation, loading, unloading, treatment of vessels, training of staff, etc.

EAEU, Issue 27 April 2017

Draft Decision aims to exclude 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the list of approved substances

The Draft Decision would exclude the substance 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the List of aroma and flavouring chemical substances approved for use in the production of food flavourings.

Uzbekistan, Issue 5 April 2017

Uzbekistan: The Government is to propose 30 draft laws in 2017

The adopted Programme for the development of draft laws for 2017 includes 30 new draft laws.

The Programme includes draft law that would impose stricter liability on employers for breaching health and safety regulations and for other breaches of labour protection legislation.

EAEU, Issue 4 April 2017

EAEU: Amended lists of products subject to Technical Regulations

As of 22 April 2017, amendments to lists of products subject to certain Technical Regulations enter into force. The lists of products that are subject to the following Technical Regulations have been amended:

Technical Regulation on the Safety of Personal Protective Equipment;

Russia, Issue 21 March 2017

Revised Rules for obtaining compulsory insurance for major hazard installations

The revised rules set out requirements for conclusion, amending, extending or terminating a contract for a compulsory civil liability insurance for owners of major hazard installations (the Contract).

Kyrgyzstan, Issue 19 March 2017

Adopted methodology for calculating maximum allowable discharges

Starting from 28 February 2017 all organisations belonging to environmental hazard category I or II, discharging polluting substances into water bodies and required to calculate maximum allowable discharges of such substances, must use the adopted methodology for this calculation.

Ukraine, Issue 20 March 2017

Adopted safety rules for the development of underground minerals

All organisations performing underground mining of ore and non-metallic minerals will have to comply with the adopted safety rules.

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