The Prosecutor’s Office of the Kemerovo Region found violations after conducting an audit on compliance with the requirements of the legislation on industrial safety and labor protection in six organizations of the coal sector. About it reported in the press service of the department in Telegram.
“Violations have been identified related to the operation of mines that do not meet industrial safety requirements, violations of the duration of uninterrupted rest of workers, failure to provide them with personal protective equipment, as well as violation of requirements in the production of planned and unscheduled safety briefings,” the message says.
As a result, the Kuzbass prosecutor’s office opened 28 cases of administrative offenses under Art. 9.1 (violation of industrial safety requirements or conditions of licenses for carrying out activities in the field of industrial safety of hazardous production facilities), as well as under parts 1, 2, 3, 4 of Art. 5.27.1 Administrative Code (violation of state regulatory requirements for labor protection).
Among them are the violation by the employer of the procedure for conducting a special assessment of working conditions at workplaces (part 2), admitting an employee to perform his job duties without going through training and testing knowledge and compulsory medical examinations (part 3), failure to provide employees with personal protective equipment ( h. 4).