Comparison of legal system of occupational safety and health between Hong Kong and Mainland China

Q. Chen, Y.G. Cao, Wan Ki Chow

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Abstract

The legal system of occupational safety and health (OSH) and the supervisory organization in Mainland China and Hong Kong are briefly reviewed in this article. It appears that there are several similar areas of OSH between Hong Kong and Mainland China, such as on the management of occupational health, safety production, fire safety, dangerous goods, the boilers and pressure vessels, etc. Characteristics of the legal system both in Hong Kong and Mainland China are summarized, and areas which are used for reference reciprocally to improve OSH are proposed. Finally, the challenges of OSH legal system facing jointly are identified.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-132
Number of pages14
JournalOpen journal of safety science and technology
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

Keywords

  • Occupational safety and health
  • Supervisory organization
  • Legal system
  • Areas for improvement

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