Turkmenistan imposes sanctions for violating certification of services

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, April 22
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approved the procedure for imposing economic sanctions for violating the normative document regulations on the certification of services, according to the Turkmen government's decree.

Turkmenstandartlary state service and other accredited state agencies must ensure using economic sanctions for violating the normative document regulations on the certification of services in the prescribed manner, according to the document.

The basic law on certification came into force in Turkmenistan in December 2013. The law contains an article dedicated to the issues of industrial safety.

"The industrial and technological equipment, materials and chemicals, vehicles transporting dangerous goods, as well as the personnel's individual and collective protection means must be certified for compliance with industrial safety rules to ensure the safety of hazardous production facilities, operations and services, protection of workers, the public and the environment from hazardous and harmful factors," according to the text.

Turkmenstandartlary is a corresponding member of the International Organization for Standardization - ISO since 1993, it participates in the work of Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification since 1992, and in the Interregional Association for Standardization of ECO member states since 1991.

Turkmenistan uses ISO-9000 globally recognized international standards. Enterprises of significant export-oriented industries - textiles, chemicals, oil refining - have received certificates corresponding to this quality system.

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