THE MINISTRY OF LABOR, WAR INVALIDS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
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No. 12/2012/TTLT-BLDTBXH-BYT
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness  
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Hanoi, May 21, 2012
 
 
JOINT CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE STATEMENT, INVESTIGATION, STATISTICS AND REPORTS ON OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS
 
Pursuant to the Labor Code of June 23, 1994; the Law on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Labor Code of April 02, 2002; the Law on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Labor Code of June 29, 2006;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 06/CP of January 20, 1995 on detailing a number of articles of the Labor Code on labor safety, labor hygiene and the Government's Decree No. 110/2002/ND-CP of December 27, 2002 on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government's Decree No. 06/CP of January 20, 1995.
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 186/2007/ND-CP of December 25, 2007 on defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 188/2007/ND-CP of December 27, 2007 on defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Health and the Government's Decree No. 22/2010/ND-CP of March 09, 2010 on amending and supplementing Article 3 of the Government's Decree No. 188/2007/ND-CP of December 27, 2007;
The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Health guides the statement, investigation, statistics and reports on occupational accidents as follows:
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Circular guides the statement, investigation, statistics and reports on occupational accidents by relevant domestic and foreign parties.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Circular is applicable to enterprises, agencies, organizations and individuals that employ workers (hereinafter referred to as facilities)
1. Enterprises, agencies, organizations, individuals that employ workers within the Vietnam’s territory (except for units belonging to the armed forces);
2. Vietnamese enterprises wining tenders and performing contracts overseas that send Vietnamese workers to work at such sites;
3. Foreign agencies, organizations or international organizations employing workers and operating within the Vietnam’s territory, unless the International treaties of which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a contracting member, or the International agreements signed by Vietnam’ competent agencies define otherwise.
Article 3. Occupational accidents
1. Occupational accidents are accidents that hurt any part, organ or function of the worker’s body or cause death, including: