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Administrative measures for declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces

Article 1 in order to standardize the declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces and strengthen the supervision and management of occupational health in production and business operation units, these measures are formulated in accordance with the law of the people’s Republic of China on the prevention and control of occupational diseases, the regulations on labor protection in workplaces using toxic substances and other laws, administrative regulations and the provisions of the State Council on the adjustment of occupational health supervision and inspection responsibilities

Article 2 the production and business operation entities (except coal mining enterprises) that exist or produce occupational hazards within the territory of the people’s Republic of China shall timely and truthfully report the occupational hazards in accordance with the relevant national laws, administrative regulations and the provisions of these measures, and accept the supervision and management of the work safety supervision and management department

the management of declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces of coal mining enterprises shall be stipulated separately

Article 3 the occupational hazards in workplaces as mentioned in these Measures refer to all kinds of damages to the health of employees due to exposure to dust, poisons and other harmful factors in their occupational activities

the occupational hazards in the workplace are determined according to the catalogue of occupational hazard factors

Article 4 the declaration of occupational hazards shall be subject to territorial hierarchical management. The production and business operation entities shall, in accordance with the provisions, detect and evaluate the occupational hazards in their workplaces, and report to the local work safety supervision and administration department at or above the county level according to the division of responsibilities

the occupational hazard declaration of the central enterprises and their subordinate units shall be submitted to the work safety supervision and administration department at or above the municipal level divided into districts according to the division of responsibilities< Article 5 when declaring occupational hazards, the production and business operation entities shall submit the declaration form of occupational hazards in workplaces and the following relevant materials: (1) basic information of the production and business operation entities< (2) production technology, process and materials that cause occupational hazards< (3) types, concentrations and intensities of occupational hazards in workplaces< (4) the number and distribution of workers exposed to occupational hazards in workplaces< (5) occupational hazard protection facilities and personal protective equipment< (6) management of employees exposed to occupational hazards< (7) other materials required by laws, regulations and rules Article 6 the declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces shall be made in both electronic and paper forms. The production and business operation entities shall make electronic data declaration through the “management system for declaration and filing of occupational hazards in workplaces”. After the declaration form of occupational hazards in workplaces is stamped with official seal and signed by the main person in charge of the production and business operation entities, it shall, in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 and Article 5 of the measures, be submitted to the corresponding local work safety supervision and administration department together with relevant data< Article 7 no fee shall be charged for declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces< Article 8 occupational hazards in workplaces shall be reported once a year. 1n case of any major change in the following items, the production and business operation entity shall report the change to the original reporting authority in accordance with the provisions of this article: (1) in case of new construction, reconstruction, expansion, technical transformation or technology introduction, the change shall be reported within 30 days from the date of completion acceptance of the construction project< (2) in case of major changes in the occupational hazard factors and related contents originally declared due to changes in technology, process or materials, the declaration shall be made within 15 days from the date of changes in technology, process or materials< (3) if the name, legal representative or main person in charge of the production and business operation entity changes, the declaration shall be made within 15 days from the date of change Article 9 Where a production and business operation entity terminates its production and business operation activities, it shall report to the original reporting authority and go through relevant procedures within 15 days from the date of termination of production and business operation activities Article 10 the work safety supervision and administration department at or above the county level shall establish occupational hazard management files. The occupational hazard management files shall include the number of production and business operation units with occupational hazard factors in the jurisdiction, the types of occupational hazard factors, the distribution of industries and regions, the number of contacts, the allocation of protective facilities, the status of occupational health management, etc Article 11 the work safety supervision and administration department shall supervise and inspect the declaration of occupational hazards in workplaces of production and business operation entities according to law Article 12 the work safety supervision and administration department and its staff shall keep confidential the business secrets and technical secrets of the production and business operation units in the examination and supervision of the occupational hazard declaration materials. Those who violate the obligation of confidentiality shall bear corresponding legal liabilities Article 13 1f a production and business operation entity fails to timely and truthfully report the occupational hazards in accordance with the provisions of these measures, the work safety supervision and administration department shall give a warning, order it to make corrections within a time limit, and may also impose a fine of not less than 20000 yuan but not more than 50000 yuan Article 14 1f a production and business operation entity fails to apply for changes in accordance with Article 8 of these measures due to major changes in relevant matters, the work safety supervision and administration department shall order it to make corrections within a time limit and may also impose a fine of not less than 10000 yuan but not more than 30000 yuan China labor insurance net

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