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Supervision over the observance of constitutional rights of citizens to work in conditions meeting the requirements of safety and hygiene, is one of the main directions in the activities of the prosecution authorities.

The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation analyzed the state of law and practice of Prosecutor supervision on labor protection and industrial injuries in 2019. Just in this area the prosecutors identified more than 70,7 thousand violations of the law.

So, often employers do not conduct a special assessment of labor conditions that do not provide employees with means of individual protection, do not give them appropriate training and medical examinations, avoid registration of accidents in production.

Prosecutors carrying out verifications with the territorial divisions of the Fes – of Gostrudinspektsii.

Thus, the Prosecutor’s office of Oktyabrsky district of Yekaterinburg in cooperation with the State labour inspection in Sverdlovsk region conducted a review in several commercial organizations. Revealed facts of failure to perform special assessment of working conditions, failure to perform employees training on labor protection and verification of relevant knowledge. The heads of organizations made the submission, at the initiative of the Prosecutor’s office they were brought to administrative responsibility under article 5.27.1 of the administrative code (violation of the state normative requirements of labour protection contained in the Federal laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation). The violations are fixed.

In the Tyumen region according to the Prosecutor Isetskiy district court on a for-profit organization charged with the responsibility to conduct a special assessment of workplaces.

In the Volgograd region the decision of the Kotelnikovsky district court granted the Prosecutor’s request, in the interests of the citizen to the individual entrepreneur. The employer evaded the accident in the workplace, in the end, the worker could not apply for disability. The court decision executed.

In the Tomsk region Prosecutor’s office in Swan suppressed the fact of shelter on account of the accident that occurred with an employee of the organization. By results of consideration of representation the employer conducted an investigation. In the end, 2 officers were disciplined.

The Prosecutor’s office of Syktyvkar of the Komi Republic audited entity in terms of passing the employees the mandatory medical examinations. The results revealed tolerance to the three employees that have not passed such an examination. On the basis of the decision of the prosecution of the guilty officials are brought to responsibility under article 5.27.1 of the administrative code.

In the Kaluga region the measures of prosecutorial response were able to achieve elimination of violations of the law in 120 organizations, restoration of rights 303 of workers to safe working conditions, including provision of PPE. According to prosecutors, employers created the service of occupational safety, provided the conduct of mandatory preliminary and periodic medical examinations, and briefings on labor protection, training employees in safe methods and receptions of performance of works.

The Prosecutor’s office in the city of Koryazhma of the Arkhangelsk region, in the construction of the organization when carrying out repairs to one of the employees suffered serious bodily injury. Master of repair of equipment is responsible for the safety, not providing adequate control, which led to the accident. At the initiative of the Prosecutor’s office initiated a criminal case under part 1 of article 143 of the criminal code (violation of requirements of labor protection). Resolution of the magistrate the offender to pay a fine in the amount of 30 thousand rubles.

All in 2019 as a result of prosecutorial inspections in order to eliminate violations in the field brought more than 2.6 thousand protests on illegal legal acts of the employers. Made more than 14,7 thousand views. According to the results of their examination of 15 thousand persons were brought to disciplinary responsibility. About the inadmissibility of violation of the law warned 555 officials. the court directed more than 5.4 million of claims (statements) for the sum about 5 million roubles. Brought to administrative responsibility 14.2 thousand citizens. On materials of public Prosecutor’s checks instituted 80 criminal cases.

Measures of prosecutorial response protected the rights of 41 thousand 366 persons.

The work of prosecution bodies in the sphere of observance of constitutional rights of citizens to safe working conditions continues.

This and other news can be found on the information and communication service of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation “ETHER” at: ether.genprok.gov.ru

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