In 2016-2017 Federal Labor and Employment Service run 28 thousand checks in the area of occupational safety on Russian enterprises and revealed 200 thousand noncompliances, as the placement service deputy director Ivan Shklowets said on the Social Insurance Fund alignment meeting on Tuesday, 30 May. According to his words, “The trend of noncompliances increase persists in 2017, since the beginning of the year 60 thousand occupational safety noncompliances were revealed during the checks”.
Shklowets also said, “Several years ago an average amount of noncompliances revealed during the check was about five, now it is about six”. He explained, “Mainly there are noncompliances with the workplace safety requirements, personal protective wear is absent as well as appropriate instructions on occupational safety at production site”.
In 2016 supervision services in the sector of employment was running the checks of special enterprises responsible for special assessment of labor conditions on workplaces. “The executives of assessment companies were held administratively liable for assessment violations to a fine of 14 million rubles last year’, – Shklowets added.
In addition to this the special organisations checks revealed swindling activities. “According to presented reports the same executives were running checks on several enterprises, often located in different regions, at the same time”, – Shklowets explained.
As reported by the Federal Service, the violations of the assessment of labor conditions include “lack of informing the employees, violation of the way of assessment committees creation, failure to furnish the employees with faculties and warranties”. I. Shklowets admitted that the Service receives a lot of plaints about violations of warranties from the enterprise employees, but only part of them is verified by the checks.