Development of a Road-map for Promoting Product Safety Standards

제품안전분야의 국내표준 개발을 위한 로드맵의 개발

  • Lim, Hyeon-Kyo (Department of Safety Engineering, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Ko, Byung-In (Department of Safety Engineering, Chungbuk National University)
  • 임현교 (충북대학교 안전공학과) ;
  • 고병인 (충북대학교 안전공학과)
  • Published : 2006.06.30


In 2002 Product Liability Act newly got into effect in Korea so that efforts for Product Safety got a new chance to promote safety standardization. Under the supervision of the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (ATS) and the Korea Standards Association (KSA), the enterprise titled "Standardization of Product Safety" took the first step in 2000. Thenceforth a lot of standards and guidelines for product safety have been developed. The results of the enterprise were in the type of technical manual as well as report, technical guidelines, and specific technical safety standards. In this paper, the authors narrated those sequential efforts for Product Safety, and introduced the basic concept on which standardization of Product Safety Management System was conducted and individual safety standard has been developed. Based on this systematic concept, a global road-map as well as specific road-maps for developing safety standards in individual industry were supplied. Finally, suggestions for proceeding to the whole risk management system including other risky factors were appended.


product liability(PL);product safety(PS);safety standards;product safety management system(PSMS)


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