A Guide to the Factories and Industrial Undertakings 
(Safety Management) Regulation

2. Duty of proprietor and contractor

2.1 Develop safety management system 

  • A proprietor of a factory, a shipyard business, a designated undertaking or a contractor in relation to construction work, has to develop, implement and maintain in respect of his industrial undertaking a safety management system.  The duties of a proprietor and a contractor are given in Appendix I

    "Safety management system" means a system which provides safety management in an industrial undertaking.  In this connection, "safety management" means the management functions connected with the carrying on of an industrial undertaking that relate to the safety of personnel in the undertaking, including the planning, developing, organizing and implementing of a safety policy and the measuring, auditing or reviewing of the performance of those functions. 

1. Introduction
2. Duty of proprietor and contractor
3. Duty of registered safety auditor, safety review officer and scheme operator 
4. Penalty
5. Related occupational safety and health publications published by the Labour Department 
6. Useful information