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Shanghai Municipal Administration of Work Safety
05.26.2010



    Shanghai Municipal Administration of Work Safety is established as an institution directly under the municipal government, with its main functions, internal structure and personnel management in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17).

    Main Functions

    1. to implement guidelines, policies, laws, rules and regulations on work safety supervision and management; to study and draft local rules, regulations, standard drafts and policies on work safety supervision and management, study and draw out the municipality’s work safety plan, and organize to carry them out;

    2. to resume the responsibilities of comprehensive supervision and management over the municipality’s work safety, exercise comprehensive supervision and management authority according to law, instruct, coordinate, supervise and inspect the work safety of relevant municipal departments and people’s government at district and county levels, supervise, evaluate and notify the work safety duties fulfillment and implementation of control indices, and supervise accident investigation and responsibility pursuit;

    3. to supervise and check the implementation of the national and municipal laws, regulations, rules, procedures and standards on work safety by the industry and production and operation units, and carry out administrative punishment on violations against laws, regulations and rules on work safety;

    4. to manage the statistical reports on the municipality’s work safety accidents and the statistics on administrative law enforcement for work safety, notify the municipality’s accidents concerning work safety, analyze and predict the municipality’s work safety situation, and publish the municipality’s work safety information; to take charge of the organization and coordination of investigation and handling of the municipality’s significant work safety accidents and the work safety accidents in the municipality’s major industry and enterprises in accordance with relevant national and municipal regulations on reporting, investigating and dealing with production accidents;

    5. to take charge of the organization and coordination of the municipality’s emergency first aid for work safety, and perfect the municipality’s emergency rescue coordination mechanism for work safety;

    6. to organize and conduct the municipality’s promotion for work safety; to take charge of the supervision and management over the work safety training and examination of heads, work safety management executives and special operation personnel in the municipality’s production and operation units;

    7. to assume the responsibility of supervision and management on the municipality’s work safety administrative licenses in accordance with relevant laws and regulations; to take charge of the examination of the safety facilities in the new, innovation and expansion projects of the municipality’s production and operation units, and take part in final acceptance; to take charge of the assessment, classification and monitoring of the municipality’s major hazardous sources, and supervise the treatment of significant potential accidents; 

    8. to take charge of the comprehensive supervision and management of work safety of the municipality’s hazardous chemicals; to supervise and manage the work safety of enterprises producing, operating, storing and using hazardous chemicals; to supervise and manage the production and operation of non-medical poisonous chemicals, and take charge of the supervision and management of the municipality’s special labor protective devices;

    9. to take charge of the supervision and inspection of vocational safety and health in work places, take charge of the issuance and management of vocational safety and health licenses, and organize to investigate occupational hazards accidents and violations against laws and regulations; to take charge of the supervision and management of relevant training for vocational safety and health;

    10. to study to formulate the municipality’s work safety procedures; to study to formulate the municipality’s safety technical specifications together with the municipality’s relevant departments; to organize and instruct the municipality’s work safety scientific research and new technology promotion;

    11. to take charge of the supervision and management of the municipality’s social intermediary organizations engaged in work safety;

    12. to conduct the international exchange and cooperation on work safety;

    13. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

    14. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal government.