MOSCOW, 4 Mar – RIA Novosti. Rostrud's inspection revealed a number of violations at Norilsknickelremont LLC and Medvezhy Ruchey LLC after an incident at an enrichment plant, which killed three people, according to the agency's website.
On February 20, the crushing shop at the Norilsk Concentration Plant (part of Norilsk Nickel's subsidiary Bear Ruchei) collapsed with an area of about 1,000 square meters. As a result of the emergency, three workers died, and five more were hospitalized.
According to the report, the territorial office of Rostrud in the Krasnoyarsk Territory conducted an unscheduled check at Norilsknickelremont LLC and Medvezhy Ruchey LLC upon the incident.
“During the control and supervisory measures, significant violations of labor protection were revealed, in particular, it was established that during the repair work, project documentation was used without assessing compliance with state regulatory requirements for labor protection, before the start of work, an admission certificate was not issued for work on the territory of the organization. In addition, no measures were taken to ensure the safety of the work, “the message says.
It is clarified that, based on the results of the inspection, employers were issued orders to eliminate the violations identified, and the issue of bringing the perpetrators of the violations to administrative responsibility is being resolved. The investigation of the accident with the participation of the State Labor Inspectorate continues.