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KC Certificate

Safety Certification Voluntary Safety Confirmation

The purpose of『KCs (Safety Certification/Voluntary Safety Confirmation)』certification of machinery is to prevent industrial accidents by ensuring that products with fundamental safety and reliability of dangerous machines and instruments are manufactured, distributed, and used.
As a system that proves conformity to the standards required by the「Occupational Safety and Health Act」, safety shall be confirmed, and safety certification or voluntary safety confirmation shall be notified to the「Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency」 depending on the product.
Target Products
Target Products
  • Press
  • Shearing machines
  • Bending machines
  • Cranes
  • Lifts
  • Pressure vessels
  • Rolling machines
  • Injection molding machines
  • Aerial work platforms
  • Gondola
Types of equipment subject to「Voluntary Safety Confirmation」
  • Grinding machines or grinders (except portable)
  • Industrial robots
  • Mixers
  • Shredder or grinders
  • Food processing machinery
    Shredders / Cutters / Mixers / Noodle making machines
  • Conveyors
  • Car maintenance lifts
  • Machine tools
    Lathe / Drilling machines / Planing/Forming machines/ Milling machines
  • Stationary woodworking machines
    Circular saws / Planes / Rootermachines / Bandsaws/ Chamfering Machines
  • Printing machines
  • Air pressure control rooms (Chambers)
Required Documentation
  • Application form
  • Business registration certificate (※in Korean)
  • Risk assessment statement
  • Technical documents such as circuit diagrams, exterior drawings, and assembly drawings
  • User’s manual (※ in Korean)
  • Label design
  • (If applicable) other requested documents, etc.
※ In case of nonconformity, the nonconformity (document or sample) needs to be supplemented
① A person who violates the safety certification pursuant to Article 169 (Penalty) of the 「Occupational Safety and Health Act」 shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 3 years or by a fine not exceeding 30 million won.
② A person who violates the voluntary safety confirmationpursuant to Article 171 (Penalty) of the 「Occupational Safety and Health Act」shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 3 years or by a fine not exceeding 30 million won.