Law Decree no. 57 of 12th May 2012, issued on the Official Gazette no. 111/2012, confirmed the validity for further 6 months of the simplified procedures regarding the assessment of the risks for the companies which staffed with up to 10 employees. Therefore, the deadline for the approval of the standard procedures for the assessment of the risks – set at 30th June 2012, according to art. 29 of the Legislative Decree no. 81/2008 – has been extended until 31st December 2012.