Chapter V. Measurement
The employer shall measure the concentrations of lead in air periodically
once within a year in an indoor workshop provided for in item (8) of Article
21 of the Enforcement Order.
The employer, upon the measurement as provided for in the preceding paragraph,
shall keep records of the following items and maintain these for three years:
(1) Date and time of the measurement.
(2) Method of the measurement.
(3) Places of the measurement.
(4) Conditions of the measurement.
(5) Results of the measurement.
(6) Name of the person who conducted
(7) When protective measures are taken
against the lead poisoning based on the results of the measurement, outline
of the said measures.
of Measurement Results)
Each time when the measurement conforming to the provision of paragraph
1 of the preceding article or the provision of paragraph 5, Article 65
of the Industrial safety and Health Law (hereinafter referred to as "the
Law") has been made as to the work place designated in paragraph 1
of the preceding article, the employer shall promptly rate the work place
as first-grade section, second-grade section or third-grade section depending
on the environmental condition of the work place based on the working environment
evaluation standards designated by the Minister of Labour.
Each time when the measurement results have been evaluated conforming to the
provision of the preceding paragraph, the employer shall keep the record of
the following matters and file such records for at least three years:
(1) Time and date of evaluation
(2) Places of evaluation
(3) Results of evaluation
(4) Name of evaluator.
on Results of Evaluation)
Should the working environment of any section of the work place be rated as
a third-grade section based on the results of the measurement conforming to
the provision of paragraph 1 of the preceding article, the employer shall
immediately review the facilities, equipment, work processes and work methods
so that the measures necessary for installation or improvement of necessary
facilities or equipment, improvement of the work process or procedure and
others for improvement of working condition can be taken based on the result
of the review in order to raise the rating of the concerned work place to
the first grade or the second grade.
The employer who has taken the measures designated in the preceding paragraph
shall measure the concentration of the lead in the work place designated in
the preceding paragraph and rate the result of the measurement in order to
evaluate the effect of the measures.
Besides conforming to what is provided for in the preceding two paragraphs,
the employer shall have the workers use effective respiratory protective equipment
in the work place designated in paragraph 1, and also carry out medical examination
and take other necessary measures for maintaining the health of the workers.
For the work place rated as a second-grade workplace based on the result of
the evaluation conforming to the provision of paragraph 1 of Article 52-2,
the employer shall review the existing facilities , equipment, work processes
or work procedures, and install or improve necessary facilities or equipment,
improve work processes or work procedures, or take other necessary measures
for improving the existing working environment.