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Amendments to the PRC Work Safety Law make responsibility and supervision a priority for employers

14/04/2015

On December 1, 2014, significant amendments to the PRC Work Safety Law ("Work Safety Law") came into effect. Like in Europe, the broad subject of work safety is dealt with in numerous regulations which concern the different sectors and different dangers. However, the basis is provided in the Work Safety Law.

After the amendment, the standard of the Work Safety Law is further improved and is now comparable to the standard of the respective national laws and European Union directives in Europe. However, the big issue is how the laws are implemented and enforced in practice.

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Authors

Jeanette Yu
Jeanette Yu
Partner
Shanghai
Julia Tänzler-Motzek
Julia Tänzler-Motzek
Senior Associate
Cologne