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Taiwan Revises Regulations for Alarm and Response Equipment

Posted on: April 3, 2018

by Shanice Chia

Emergency alarm light - read about Taiwan Revised Management Regulations for the Response and Alarm Equipment at psi.ul.comOn March 8, 2018, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan (EPA) announced the finalized amendment on the Management Regulations for the Response Equipment and Detection and Alarm Equipment for Toxic Chemical Substances.  The amendment aims to implement effective safety precautions and on-site warning of hazardous substances, to strengthen the specifications of the response equipment and alarm equipment, as well as to improve the contingency management response and to minimize the risk of accidents.

The amended regulations will take effect from March 2019 onwards, with a one-year buffer period given to the public.

The amendment contains the same information as its earlier draft.  Please see our previous blog article for details:  Taiwan Drafts Amendment on Management Regulations for the Response Equipment and Detection and Alarm Equipment for Toxic Chemical Substances

Recommended Action Items:

  • Be aware of the changes and the actions required.
  • Review your factory setting to ensure that it fulfills the requirements.

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Keywords:

Taiwan
Taiwan Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act (TCSCA)
Toxic Chemical Substances
Response Equipment, Detection and Alarm Equipment


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