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15 Apr 2015

China Labour Bulletin,

China Labour Bulletin launches new map to monitor work-related accidents and deaths in China

“CLB launches new map to monitor work-related accidents and deaths in China”, 26 March 2015

Nearly 100 serious work-related accidents and more than 200 work-related deaths have been reported in the domestic media since China’s newly revised and strengthened Work Safety Law…went into effect on 1 December 2014. These incidents have now been entered on China Labour Bulletin’s new Work Accident Map which, like CLB’s Strike Map, will be regularly updated and the data used to analyse trends over time…

The National Bureau of Statistics reported in February that there were a total 68,061 deaths due to work accidents in 2014 or 5,671 deaths on average each month…

The revised Work Safety Law substantially increased the fines for individuals and companies responsible for workplace accidents, with the maximum fine for exceptionally serious incidents rising to 20 million yuan…