The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the Act) was amended and promulgated on July 3, 2013. The Order of Executive Yuan required that the Management System for the traceability of machinery, equipment and tools for workers specified in Article 7 to Article 9 of the Act shall be enforced from January 1, 2015. The machinery, equipment, or tools specified by the central competent authority include power punching-shearing machinery, hand-push planer, circular saw for woodworking, power fork lift truck, grinder, lapping wheel, explosion-proof electrical apparatus, photoelectric safety device for power punching-shearing machinery, blade guard for hand-push planer, kickback prevention device and the saw teeth touching protective devices for woodworking circular saw, and other items published by the central competent authority. The manufacturers or importers of these machinery, equipment, or tools shall ensure the conformity with the specified safety standards or require to pass the type certification performed by a certification body authorized by the central competent authority in accordance with the Act. They shall be registered by manufacturers or importers on the information reporting website specified by the central competent authority. Manufacturers or importers shall put up the Safety Label or Certification Mark in a prominent place on the manufactured or imported products for identification.
Manufactures, importers, suppliers or employers could find the information of the registered machinery, equipment and tools for workers on the information reporting website (the web site is https://tsmark.osha.gov.tw). The machinery, equipment, or tools specified by the central competent authority whose structures, functions, or safeguards do not fulfill safety standards shall not be manufactured and shipped from the factory, nor imported, rented out, supplied or installed by manufactures, importers, suppliers or employers.