Regulation on safety of personal protective equipment updated

Regulation on safety of personal protective equipment updated

On March 6, 2018, the commission of the Eurasian Economic Union has passed the resolution № 37 «On changes to the resolution of December 9, 2011 г. № 878». Officially the resolution was published on March 7, 2018.

The overall focus hereby is on the revision of the Technical Regulation TR CU 019/2011 On safety of personal protective equipment and the standards required for the fulfillment of the regulation.

The commission has developed 304 new standards concerning various protective work aids. Furthermore, it has created 740 documents in the field of standardization of research methods (health requirements, methodological guidelines, implementation provisions etc).

The updated standards on the safety of personal protective equipment will come into force on April 6, 2018.

The technical regulation TR CU 019/2011 On safety of personal protective equipment was one of the first regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union to come into force.

Authorised protective equipment must have valid EAC certificates or declarations.

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