1951–1956 — Yaroslavl technological institute.
1956–1962 — shift chief, shop manager of Saratov synthetic alcohol plant;
1962–1966 — group leader, laboratory head of Saratov branch of the organization P.O. Box 702;
1966–1971 — laboratory head of Saratov branch of GSNIIOKHT (NIKHP);
1971–1975 — laboratory head of Borislavsk branch of GNIIKHP;
1975–1990 — laboratory head, department head, sector head, leading researcher of the State scientific and research institute of chemistry and technology of organoelemental compounds;
1990–1992 — Deputy director of the Scientific and technical center on safety in industry and nuclear power at Gospromatomnadzor USSR;
1992–2006 — Director of the state enterprise OAO «Scientific and technical center on safety in industry of Gosgortekhnadzor of Russia»;
2006–2009 — General director of OAO «Scientific and technical center on safety in industry»;
2009 — President of OAO «Scientific and technical center on safety in industry»;
2009 – present time — Deputy Director General, Deputy Director General on science of STC «Industrial safety» CJSC.
Field of scientific researches
Organizer of scientific researches in the field of development of methodology for ensuring industrial safety using elements of state regulation and their implementation at the legislative and normative levels.
He introduced the scientific foundations of industrial safety state regulation by implementation of new management technologies: expertise, declaration and risk assessment, licensing, civil liability insurance, which have found practical application in the Federal law «On Industrial Safety of Hazardous Production Facilities», which coauthor he is, and in the decrees of the Government of the Russian Federation adopted in its development.
With direct participation of V.I. Sidorov the new scientific directions were discovered and well-deserved developed: development of legal basis for state control of industrial safety, development of the requirements and creation of industrial safety management systems in the organizations operating hazardous production facilities; the methodology for declaring industrial safety and analyzing the risk of accidents at hazardous production facilities has been developed; development and implementation of the principles of accreditation and certification at conducting expertise of industrial safety and non-destructive testing.
The system of industrial safety expertise based on the principles of independence and accreditation widely used in the developed countries has been implemented, which became in 2009 the Uniform system of conformity assessment in the field of industrial, environmental safety, safety in power and construction, which combine more than 1000 independent expert organizations which activity is aimed at ensuring safety of industrial complex of Russia, and which found recognition abroad.
The scientific school is established and the scientific foundations of new scientific discipline called now «Fire and industrial safety» are laid, the dissertation council on the specified specialty was opened, in which 19 doctors and 22 Candidates of Technical Sciences were successfully defended.
Since 2008, in OAO «Scientific and Technical Center on Safety in Industry», and then in STC «Industrial Safety» CJSC under the scientific leadership of V.I. Sidorov the postgraduate studentship is functioning, which prepares scientific personnel of the highest qualification for industrial safety. The Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in 2009 had awarded V.I. Sidorov the title of professor in the specialty «Fire and Industrial Safety».
Medals «Veteran of labor», «In Memory of 850 Anniversary of Moscow», named after Melnikov L.G., Anniversary medals «290 years» and «295 years» of the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service, named after Fund of James Bruce of the» Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service, award pin «Honourable member» of the» Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service, honorary certificate of the Government of the Russian Federation, he is conferred an award of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of education, gratitude of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
The author of more than 200 scientific works, including 4 certificates of authorship.
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