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Serious Accident Punishment Act

Serious Accidents Punishment Act Consulting

Key Precautions

  • Imposition of Legal Responsibilities on Business Owners and Management in Case of Major Industrial Accidents

    • In the event of fatalities, a maximum of over 1 year of imprisonment or a fine of up to 1 billion KRW

    • If an accident results in injuries requiring more than 6 months of treatment for two or more individuals, a maximum of 7 years of imprisonment or a fine of up to 100 million KRW

  • Expansion to small businesses with fewer than 50 employees starting from January 27, 2024.

  • Inspection of compliance with relevant legal obligations (at least once every six months) and submission of result reports (Enforcement Decree Article 5)


  • Interpretation and Response to Relevant Laws and Regulations, including the Serious Accident Punishment Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act

  • Supplementation of work standards and risk analysis based on on-site diagnosis

  • Establishment of industrial safety management systems (organization, internal regulations, implementation records, training, organizational culture, etc.)

  • Safety and health management responsibilities and obligations of management

  • Support for ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System) certification

  • Applicable to the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Innovation Voucher Program

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