Starting from March 1, 2023, employers who independently train employees on protection of labour are required to notify the Ministry of Labour and enter relevant information in the Register of trained persons.
Information is entered into the Register of trained persons based on the results of training and verification of the employee’s knowledge in the field of protection of labour, indicating the following information:
Data on trained employees are submitted in the form of an electronic document through the employer’s personal account for protection of labour (PAPL) on the website of the Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation. Registration is carried out through the Unified Identification and Authentication System (UIAS). The format of the document is approved by the bodies of the Ministry of Labour, located in the section “Protection of labour training” in the PAPL.
If the information contains a state or other secret protected by law, then their transfer to the Ministry of Labour is not carried out.
In addition to the Register of trained persons, companies have also to be registered in the Register of individual entrepreneurs and legal entities engaged in training their employees on protection of labour issues. Registration in the Register is of a notification and one-time nature.
The notification must contain the following information:
The document is submitted through the PAPL on the website of the Ministry of Labour. The form of the document is reflected in the section “Protection of labour training”. The deadline of registration of the employer in the Register is 5 working days from the date of sending the notification. After registration, the employer can start training employees. In case of termination of the company’s activities, information about the employer is deleted from the Register.
The formation of Registers is one of the new provisions of the Decree No. 2464 of the Government of the Russian Federation, approved on December 24, 2021. This Decree, among other things, determines a new procedure for training of employees on protection of labour, which includes the following types:
Training should be carried out immediately after the employment of new employees before they start performing their work duties. The training period for already working employees is once every three years.
The company’s staff can be trained independently or through specialized training centres. Independently, the company can train its employees if the following things are available:
In preparation for training, it is necessary to develop:
Administrative liability under article 5.27.1 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation is provided for failure to provide notifications on independent training of employees in protection of labour, as well as on employees who have completed this training:
For repeated violations, the measures of punishment are increased:
Be careful and comply with the requirements of the legislation in the field of compliance with protection of labour requirements.