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Safety and health protection - the most important
Safety and health protection - the most important

03.02.2015

The results of last year labor safety work are summarized and main directions for this year are marked at the plant. As it was told by a labor safety deputy director A. Belous, planned complex actions directed to specified safety standards reaching, workplace health, increasing of the current level of labor safety, prevention of the industrial injuries, professional diseases and accidents realized in the amount of UAN 36972000.27. The workers of the plant were provided with work clothes, safety shoes and other individual protective gear free of cost. On these purposes were expended UAN 2053000.00.
At workplaces with harmful labor conditions workers got milk free of cost as established in the article 165 of a labor code of Ukraine. The charges were UAN 202700.00.
UAN 210000.00 were expended on detergents and disinfectants that should be given free of cost at pollution-related work according to the article 166 of a labor code of Ukraine.
According to all financing sources during the year 2014 for labor safety were expended UAN 39437000.97. For one person labor safety financial package was UAN 8042.00.
For the last year there were 537 inspections at subdivisions of the plant. 31 of them were complex inspections of the third level of control. 2405 violations were detected as a result. Within the last year the key staff of the plant together with WSS conducted 49 special-purpose inspections of a labor safety state.
In this year with the aim of specified safety standards reaching, workplace health, increasing of the current level of labor safety, prevention of the industrial injuries, professional diseases and accidents were developed and confirmed complex measures.
There were scheduled a timetable of inspections of the labor safety state at the plant subdivisions by a commission of the third level of control and a plan of special-purpose inspections of the labor safety state by the chief specialists of the plant. There are determined tasks and main directions of the work, contributing towards increasing of the health and safety level for avoiding and minimizing the risks workers involved in a production process at VMMP can be exposed to.
At conclusion, talking to all workers of the plant, Aleksandr Mihailovich noted: “According to the Safety Low of Ukraine, employer should provide the safe system of work for every employee. But workers also should be involved: in a process of work activity workers should care not only for their own safety and health, but also for safety and health of the surrounding persons, as well as know and meet requirements of labor safety regulations, rules of handling with means of production and many others. And such stance on labor safety should be a rule at our plant”.