As of 9 December 2017, Technical Regulation on Energy Labelling of Air Conditioners (TR) entered into force in Ukraine. The TR was adopted on 24 May 2017 by Decree No. 360. The adopted TR is in line with the EU Regulation 626/2011 implementing EU Directive 2010/30/EU on energy-related product labelling.
As of 1 December 2017, employers must ensure that the concentration of 17 substances in the air of working zone does not exceed the set concentration limits. The concentration limits have been set for the following substances:
Benzalkonium chloride, Alkyl(C12-16)dimethylbenzylammonium chloride;
Angiolin ((S)-2,6-diaminohexanoic acid 3-methyl-1,2,4-triazolyl-5-thioacetate)
Project owners, construction site managers, general contractors, contractors, subcontractors and self-employed persons will be required to comply with the occupational safety rules applicable to temporary and mobile construction sites. The requirements are to enter into force from the date of its official publication. As at 14 October 2017, the requirements have not been published yet.
Manufacturers and importers of toys may soon have to comply with the safety requirements that would be imposed by the draft Technical Regulation on the Safety of Toys. The draft Technical Regulation on Safety of Toys was proposed on 29 August 2017 and has been developed on the basis of the provisions of the EU Directive on Safety of Toys (“the Toys Directive 2009/48/EC”).
When the Rules enter into force, all employers will be required to follow them when developing their internal occupational health and safety instructions. The Rules were adopted by Order No. 526 of 30 March 2017 and will enter into force from the date of their official publication. As at 21 August 2017, the Order has not been officially published.