Employees of the state fire supervision of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia will be able to use video recorders to record violations. Such rights will be given to them from July 1. This will be used to check the fire condition of facilities, including shopping centers.
“The possibility of using photography, audio and video recording during control measures is determined by the federal law” On State Control (Supervision) and Municipal Control in the Russian Federation, “the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Firefighters will also be able to make audio recordings of inspections in order to fight corruption in this area.
Other experts and expert organizations may be involved in the supervisory activity. Tax officials may also participate.