On 20th May, the 2nd safety management committee held at the Oh Song office of Korea Environment Corporation, proposed an additional safety management program for existing hazardous chemical treatment equipment. The rationale underpinning the implementation of the additional safety management program is that existing hazardous chemical treatment equipment poses excessively high risks. More relevant details can be found on the news report of South Korea MoE Issues Additional Chemical Safety Management Program. Relevant industries have many concerns about how the new program will be implemented, compliance requirements, deadlines etc. In response MoE offered the following Q and A.