Sochi 2014 has named the Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health the Supplier in the “Occupational Safety” category at the XI International Investment Forum in Sochi today. The Klinsk Institute, one of the leading players in the Russian health and safety market, will take charge of developing and implementing the internal standards for the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, covering occupational, industrial and fire safety, and will monitor adherence to these standards. The agreement was signed by President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, and the Director of the Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Andrey Moskvichev.
The Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will now be responsible for continuing to ensure the occupational safety of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee's full-time staff and safe working conditions for non-permanent staff and volunteers. The company will also provide training for the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in the field of occupational safety.
The Director of the Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Andrey Moskvichev, said:
"We are pleased to be embarking on our collaboration with the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee. This is a marvelous opportunity for us to be able to make a contribution to the first Winter Games in Russia's history. We are developing and putting forward effective standards, which will enable us to ensure the safety of everyone involved in Sochi 2014.”
The President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, noted:
"The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has always attached great importance to providing outstanding working conditions for all those who are involved in Games preparation. Our team is growing every day, with full-time staff, contractors and, eventually, around 25,000 volunteers. They are all be protected by world-class health and safety standards. As our new Supplier, the Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will help us achieve this. It is an established company with great experience as a market leader servicing a number of sectors and pioneering new labor protection legislation. Together, I am sure that we can create the right conditions for our workforce to stage the most unforgettable Winter Games in history.”
Note to the editor
The Klinsk Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is a non-governmental research institute specializing in the provision of consulting services regarding the protection of labor and the professional security of employees.
The main areas of the company's activity include: the development and integration of new labor protection processes; scientific research, training seminars, consulting and outsourcing in labor protection; workplace and product environment monitoring; and participation in the development of new labor protection legislation.