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Industrial Safety

METI implements proper management of potential risks involved in industrial activities and takes measures to ensure public safety.

In the field of industrial safety, METI implements regulations on industrial facilities according to their characteristics. Such facilities include those for handling high pressure gas and explosives, electric power plants and utility gas facilities, and mines. While taking into account the different types of risks arising from the respective facilities, METI endeavors to prevent occurrences of disasters and accidents.

Safety of electricity

Contact:

Electric Power Safety Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-1742

Safety of mines

Contact:

Mine Safety and Explosives Control Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-1870

Safety of explosives

Contact:

Mine Safety and Explosives Control Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-1870

Safety of utility gas

Contact:

Gas Safety Office, Industrial Safety Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-4032

Safety of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

Contact:

Gas Safety Office, Industrial Safety Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-1672

Safety of high pressure gas and gas complexes

Contact:

High Pressure Gas Safety Office, Industrial Safety Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-1706

Safety of District Heating and Cooling

Contact:

Gas Safety Office, Industrial Safety Division, Commerce, Distribution and Industrial Safety Policy Group
TEL +81-3-3501-4032

Last updated:2017-07-26