Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg invested USD 676,800 in labour safety improvement in 2017, up 5% Y-o-Y
In 2017, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) says it invested USD 676,800 in labour safety improvement, which is 5% more than in the previous year.
The growth should be primarily attributed to a 27.5-pct increase of the company spending for renovation and maintenance of personal protective equipment to USD 169,200 USD.
Besides, the company increased allocations to compensate for some specific operations and works in potentially harmful environment in compliance with the labour regulations of the Russian Federation and the Collective Agreement of SP SPb. In particular, almost USD 216,000 was allocated for additional payments to those engaged in such works and operations; USD 160,200 was allocated for extra leave payments and over USD 10,800 was paid as compensations for dairy products.
More than USD 97,200 was allocated by SP SPb for health services provided to employees including medical examinations; about USD 18,000 was allocated for occupational safety training as required by RF Ministry of Labour and Social Development and RF Ministry of Education.
Besides, during the reporting period the company was performing operational control and evaluation of work places under the Federal Law No. 426 “On specific evaluation of working conditions”.
Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (a company of UCL Port – stevedoring division of the International transportation group UCL Holding) is the largest operator, rendering services on handling of all types of dry cargoes at Big Port St. Petersburg. It operates modern multipurpose specialized terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes and specialized terminals for ro-ro cargoes and containers.