Ukraine: Revised noise limits for residential areas and premises

As of 16 April 2019, facilities emitting ambient noise must ensure that they do not cause the noise levels in any adjoining residential area to exceed the revised limits.

The adopted norms do not apply to special purpose premises (radio and television studios, etc.).

Ukraine: Adopted Technical Regulation on Labelling of Footwear Materials

The Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine has adopted Technical Regulation on Labelling of Footwear Materials. As at 14 July 2019, the adopted TR has not entered into force. The TR will enter into force at the same time the existing TR on footwear labelling (adopted by Decree No. 632 of 9 June 2011) is repealed.

Ukraine: Revised procedure for occupational incident and illness investigation

As of 1 July 2019, employers are required to follow a revised procedure for the investigation of occupational accidents and illnesses (including acute poisonings).

The procedure sets out responsibilities and duties of the employer, head of department (foreman) and employees in case of an occupational incident or an illness.  It also prescribes which forms must be completed (e.g. the N-1 form).

Ukraine: Technical Regulation on energy labelling of household ovens and cooker hoods


As of 12 December 2018, manufacturers and importers of household ovens and cooker hoods (extractors) are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation on energy efficiency labelling.

All cooker hoods and ovens placed on the Ukrainian market before 12 December 2018 that do not comply with the requirements of the adopted Technical Regulation, may remain on the market until 12 June 2019.

Ukraine: Employers reminded on requirements to establish an OHS service

The Ministry of Social Policy has issued a clarification letter reminding that any enterprise with 50 or more employees must establish an internal labor protection service (OHS service) in accordance with the Model Regulation on the labor protection service adopted by Order No. 255 of 15 November 2004. 

Ukraine: Ukrainian goods - European Certification

On June 6, 2019 the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) voted for the simplification of the certification procedure and conformity assessment of Ukrainian consumer goods.


The Parliament approved the draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding the implementation of legislative acts of the European Union in the field of technical regulation.