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Health and Safety regulation in Russia: experience of European companies


On 27 March 2019 the AEB Safety, Health, Environment and Security Committee, HR Committee and Retail Trade Committee held a joint event titled “Health and Safety regulation in Russia: experience of European companies”. 

The round table gathered different industries’ HSE experts who shared their expertise with regards to the health and safety regulations in Russia. The discussion focused on practical application of the regulation on employees’ medical examinations. 

Evgeny Reyzman, Labour Law Sub-Committee Deputy Chairperson, Baker & McKenzie; Ivan Berdinskikh, Director of legal support and control Department, ManpowerGroup Russia & CIS; Maria Podgornova, occupational safety Consultant, ManpowerGroup Russia & CIS; Elena Batova, Head of Compensation and Benefits, Auchan Retail;

Yanina Olga, Senior Medical Expert, Auchan Retail gave legislative updates and shared AEB member-companies’ practical experience. Mr. Valentin Mocanu, Senior Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Specialist of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Ex-Secretary of State, Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection, Romania, joined the event and reported about ILO’s activities in Eastern Europe. The event was moderated by Konstantin von Vietinghoff-Scheel, Health & Safety Sub-Committee Chairman, Corporate Counselling Services, and Julia Borozdna, Labour Law Sub-Committee Chairperson, Pepeliaev Group.

Photo: participatnts of the event