About The Russian Labour Safety Week
Russian Labour Safety Week has been held since 2015 and has become a key event on the occupational safety agenda both in Russia and abroad.
Russian Labour Safety Week offers a discussion platform to present current trends in all aspects of labour relations, exchange experience, and consider potential measures to ensure safe working conditions and support employees’ health in the workplace, as well as industrial safety issues.
The goal of the event is to create a unified international-level business platform for dialogue between business and government to improve occupational and industrial safety legislation and create a healthy lifestyle for workers.
Russian Labour Safety Week is organized by the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation. The Russian Labour Safety Week Organizing Committee is headed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova.
The Roscongress Foundation manages the events of Russian Labour Safety Week. The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.
Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.
Official Telegram channel of the Roscongress Foundation in Russian: t.me/Roscongress.
RUSSIAN LABOUR SAFETY WEEK 2023
The 8th Russian Labour Safety Week, which was held on 26–29 September, wrapped up at Sirius University.
Programme and exhibition
The business programme included more than 150 events, which were attended by roughly 8,000 participants from Russia and over 30 foreign countries.
The sessions addressed some of the most pressing issues concerning digital transformation in the social and labour sphere, the prevention of work-related injuries, changes in the labour market and the education system, as well as innovations and changes in their legal regulation, and the results of the modernization of employment services.
During Russian Labour Safety Week, several memorandums and cooperation agreements were signed, including with representatives of other countries. The winners of a national rating on occupational safety at large, medium, and small businesses were also announced and received awards.
The exhibition held during Russian Labour Safety Week in 2023 was a third bigger than last year’s, with up to 25,000 square metres and 150 exhibitors who presented modern solutions in such areas as occupational safety, employment, rehabilitation, and the prevention of occupational diseases.
For more about Russian Labour Safety Week, please visit the News section.
Personal protective equipment, uniforms, and corporate clothing were also on display as part of a separate event during Russian Labour Safety Week. A fashion show was held of workwear from Russian companies from various sectors of the economy.
The 8th Russian Labour Safety Week concluded with Youth Day, a key event among young people to promote modern technologies in occupational safety, employment, and industrial and environmental safety. Youth Day was co-organized by the Nadezhnaya Smena Foundation.
In 2023, Youth Day was attended by more than 1,200 delegates, including schoolchildren, students from specialized universities, as well as young specialists from industry companies. The organizers prepared special thematic tracks for them, during which the contestants gained valuable knowledge about occupational safety, met employers, and showcased their skills in team and individual competitions.
The qualifying stages of the robotic competitions RTK Cup and RTK Mini Cup were also held during Russian Labour Safety Week.
For more about Youth Day, please visit the News section.