Monitoring of high-risk objects

According to Epidemiological Safety Law high-risk object is a merchant, an association, a foundation, an institution (also an educational institution), a derived public person, a self-employed person or an undertaking, whose form of activity is the provision of services to consumers and in which, due to their activities or the operations of the equipment used, infectious diseases may become widespread, if the emergence of a focus of an infectious disease is allowed.

Cabinet of Ministers has determined a set of hygiene requirements, legal and practical provisions that have to be met to reduce or eliminate various environmental (physical, chemical or biological) factors which may have adverse effects on human safety, health and environment where services are provided. These requirements are designed to prevent focus of infection from developing and transmitting of various infections.
Health Inspectorate is responsible for supervision and control of high-risk objects. Supervision is carried out on basis of Inspectorate’s annual supervision plan, applications (complaints) and epidemiological reports.
According to Cabinet of Ministers’ Regulation the following high-risk objects/entities are subject to increased hygiene requirements:
  • child care providers (nannies/baby-sitters, care centres),
  • workers hostels/lodgings,
  • educational establishments providing pre-school education (kindergartens),
  • swimming places,
  • public pools,
  • public baths,
  • public drinking water systems,
  • beauty care providers (hair salons, including those offering manicure and pedicure, beauty salons),
  • tanning salons,
  • primary, secondary comprehensive schools and vocational schools.
For more information on supervision and control of high-risk objects, please call 67819685.