At Vologodskii NPZ, the Protection of the lives and health of our personnel in our Company's daily business is a key priority. To solve this task, Vologodskii NPZ implements a whole set of measures provided for by the effective legislation, including legal, economic and social, technical and organizational, sanitary and hygienic, preventive medical, rehabilitation and other effective measures.
Vologodskii NPZ ensures full compliance with the legislative requirements in terms of the guarantees and compensations payable to the employees, and assumes a number of additional obligations under the 2014—2017 Agreement between the Employer and the Trade Union Association of the Russian Federation. Vologodskii NPZ fully compensates its employees for harmful labor conditions in the form of a shorter working week, additional leave, higher remuneration depending on the extent of personal injuries sustained at the workplace. A separate clause of the Agreement makes it impossible for the employer to impair the compensation terms for the employees who were eligible to compensations as of the effective date of SWA legislation, unless the respective employees were transferred to the improved category (sub-category) of labor conditions.
There are the following types of compensations provided to Vologodskii NPZ employees:
High quality certified work coveralls, safety boots, helmets and other types of personal protective equipment shall be provided free of charge for the employee at the employer’s expense.
Work-stations shall be provided with potable water
Food products, milk, healthy meals, cleaning fluids and de-contaminants shall be provided in compliance with the applicable norms free of charge
Hot shops and production sites shall be provided with carbonated salt water, etc.
Mandatory initial (pre-employment), periodic and thorough medical examinations, as well as unscheduled medical examinations shall be provided at the employees’ request, in compliance with medical recommendations, at the employer’s expense, with the workplace and average salary retained for the period of medical examination (including payment of travel expenses to occupational pathology centers, if appropriate)
Professional retraining and transfer of employees to other positions, provided that they have medical contraindications to the previously conducted operations (subject to vacancies)
Biennial payment of travel expenses to the vacation destination located in the Russian Federation provided to the employees and their non-working family members and the Far North residents
EMPLOYMENT TERMS INFORMATION:
Upon employment, when attending occupational safety trainings the employees are informed of the following
Harmful substances utilized in production processes.
Harmful and hazardous production factors available at the workplace.
Existing health risk and SWA materials; compensations payable and personal protective equipment