As of 10 December 2017, product manufacturers (and not suppliers, as is currently the case) are required to declare compliance of their products and it is the manufacturers, rather than suppliers, who will be responsible for compliance of their products with all applicable statutory requirements and for the accuracy of all declared product properties.
As of 20 September 2017, organisations developing construction project documentation for a building or a structure (project owners, main contractors or third parties developing project documentation pursuant to a contract) are required to include additional energy efficiency information into project documentation bundle.
Management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE management) is gaining more and more importance all over the world. Although Russia tends to lag behind the EU in implementing environmental and waste management regulations, it has recently introduced the concept of extended producer responsibility (EPR) that imposed WEEE management obligations on manufacturers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE).
As of 17 September 2017, organisations are not allowed to employ workers with certain additional diagnoses to perform harmful, hazardous or underground works. The list of contraindications for the performance of such works has been extended to revise the lists of gynecological, nose-ear-throat, psychiatric conditions, conditions impacting the nervous system, etc.
The initial list of such contraindications was adopted by Order No. 379 of 22 May 2015.
As of 1 January 2018, all drivers of vehicles that belong to organisations will be required to undergo retraining at least once every 2 years.
As of 1 July 2018, if a driver of any company vehicle does not have a required certificate confirming his or her retraining, they are to be subject to an administrative charge.