Health and safety

Information on health and safety in the workplace including employers’ duties and obligations.

China :: Measures against domestic violence

Over a quarter of women experience domestic violence in China and the workplace can be a crucial source of information, guidance and support to assist them in dealing with it …

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China :: Training

An employer must ensure that all employees are informed of the need to follow safety and health provisions as well as any particular occupational hazards in the workplace and the measures to be taken in response to these hazards …

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China :: Safer workers, safer workplace

Smoking in the workplace It is against the law to smoke in public places in China’s capital city, Beijing …

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China :: Safety equipment

Employers are required to provide employees with all necessary safety equipment (e …

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China :: Rules for specific categories of workers and activities

Women and juvenile workers Female employees must not be required to work in pit mines or other work classified by the State as of Grade IV physical labour intensity …

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China :: Occupational diseases and accidents

Occupational Diseases  The Amended Occupational Disease Law provides employers with specific duties with regards to the prevention and control of occupational diseases …

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China :: Medical and health examinations

An employer must provide regular health examinations for employees who are engaged in work with occupational hazards …

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China :: Health and Safety personnel

If an employer is engaged in the manufacturing, construction or mining industries, or if it markets or stores dangerous articles, it must establish a work safety management department or employ a full-time health and safety supervisor …

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China :: Employer and employee duties

Employer’s duties The Law on Work Safety, introduced in 2002, sets out an employer’s general legal responsibilities to ensure the safety and health of employees …

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