published Ordinance No. 309/2017, which amends the Workplace Ordinance. Specifically, the amendment ensures that traffic routes be:
- As flat as possible, sufficiently stable and securely fastened;
- Safe to use in any weather; and
- Illuminable so that illuminance inside buildings is at least 30 lux and is sufficient outdoors for safe use of the traffic route. All lighting equipment must be arranged in a way that eliminates glare and confusion.
In addition, the amendment requires that there be a secure escape area and escape route in case of fire or another emergency. Emergency exits must be labeled and increased depending on the number of persons in a workplace. The Ordinance comes into effect December 1, 2017.