84 companies inspected for safety, violations reported in almost all of them

The companies which were inspected include those in the fuel and manganese business, textile manufacturing, road building and others. Photo: Keti Machavariani/netgazeti.ge.

Agenda.ge, 11 Dec 2018 - 18:13, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Health and Labour Ministry has inspected 84 companies since August this year and revealed safety-related and other types of violations in 81 of them.

Information received from the remaining three companies is being processed.

The 81 companies have been warned and given recommendations to improve shortcomings regarding:

  • risk identification and risk management.
  • primary medical care.
  • identification of alcohol, drugs or psychotropic substances at work.
  • individual safety devices.
  • influence of the company’s work on the environment.
  • trainings and instructions for staff.
  • safety control mechanisms.
  • emergency situation plans and others.

All the companies which have been inspected carry out dangerous or risk-laden work activities.

Inspections took place without prior warning.