Health and safety

Information on health and safety in the workplace including employers’ duties and obligations.

Russian Federation :: Smoking in the workplace

In 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin passed a law which banned smoking in all workplace premises, all indoor public spaces and transport services …

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Russian Federation :: Health and safety training

All new staff and those transferred to work in a new job or workplace must be given adequate health and safety training …

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Russian Federation :: Medical examinations

The Labour Code provides that the employer has to carry out medical examinations of employees working in harmful and/or dangerous conditions at its own expense (the same applies, with certain exceptions, to candidates applying for a specific position) …

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Russian Federation :: Working conditions

A new law on special assessments of workplace conditions came into force on January 1st 2014, replacing the previous system of ‘attestation’ …

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Russian Federation :: Health and safety committees

Companies with 50 or more employees must establish a health and safety committee and employ a safety specialist …

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