THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & TRADE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence-Freedom-Happiness
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No. 43/2010/TT-BCT
Hanoi, December 29, 2010
 
CIRCULAR
REGULATIONS ON SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRY AND TRADE
Pursuant to the Decree No. 189/2007/ND-CP dated December 27th, 2007 of Government regulating functions, duties and powers of the organizational structure of Ministry of Industry and Trade
Pursuant to the Decree No. 06/CP dated January 20th, 1995 of Government detailing a number of articles of the Labor Law on labor safety, labor hygiene;
Pursuant to the Decree No.110/2002/ND-CP dated December 27th, 2002 amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Decree No. 06/CP dated January 20th, 1995 of Government detailing a number of Articles of the Labor Law on labor safety, labor hygiene;
The Ministry of Industry and Trade regulating on safety management in industry and trade as follows:
Chapter 1:
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1: Adjusting scope and applicable entities
This circular regulates on safety management to be applicable to business -production enterprises in the fields of mechanical engineering, metallurgy, new energy, renewable energy, oil and gas, petroleum, chemical, industrial explosive, mine exploration and mineral processing, consumption industry, food industry and other processing industry (hereinafter referred to as the Industrial and Trade enterprises) and the organizations and individuals involved in safety work in the Industry and trade.
Article 2: Interpretation of terms
In this Circular, the terms are construed as follows:
1. Safety means a condition not to cause injury, danger to life, affect to the health of workers and damage to machinery, equipment, line, manufacturing technology process.
2. Risk management means the application of technical measures and management to ensure all potential risks have been identified, analyzed and evaluated to all works, machinery, equipment, line, manufacturing technology process and in all operation stage.
3. Risk assessment means to assess potential risks on the basis of acceptable risk standard and approved targets, and concurrently to identify measures for reducing risk to reach a reasonable level towards acceptable fact.
4. Risky level Assessment means to assess the hazards have been identified based on the consequence and likelihood.
5. Emergency response plan including: organization, response to emergency situations such as rescue, salvage, fire & explosion prevention, flood & storm prevention as prescribed.
Chapter 2
CONTENT, RESPONSIBILITY OF ENTERPRISE IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT
Article 3. Content of safety management work
Content of safety management includes:
1. Safety management system.
2. Risk management.