China’s New Production Safety Law will be Put into Force on December 1

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The newly revised law of the PRC on safe production was deliberated by the NPC Standing
Committee last month, and it will be put into force on December 1.

According to the new law, enterprises with over 100 employees must set up safety
regulators and high-risk industry need to hire certified safety engineers to be
responsible for the management work.

The new law also increased the penalties for illegal activities, serious safety accident
enterprises will be fined up to 20 million yuan, 4 times as much as the previous laws. It also gives greater safety regulatory responsibilities to the government which makes safety production situation to change completely and urges economy to develop, has the very important realistic significance and far-reaching.