The first EHS law and regulation manual is available
EHS in China is the first compilation
of laws and commentary on China’s ever more environmentally conscious
legislation. The scopes of these laws are expected to increase as WTO is further
This manual will be an important reference for managers, especially
of production and assembly facilities, as it provides essential information
and key requirements for each law, with advice on implementation.
The Chinese government realizes that the following of certain ecological standards
and directives is pivotal in order to sustain high levels of economic growth.
The issue of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is gaining significantly
more importance as the government sees the necessity of tightening measures
and issuing stricter regulations.
Recent studies have found that pollution and environmental hazards cost the
country annually 7-8% of GDP, approximately RMB 600 billion (US$ 73 billion),
with acid rain, degrading forest and farm land at an annual estimate of RMB
14 billion (US$ 1.7 billion).
EHS in China focuses on the current legislation,
enforcement, and future policy trends in environmental, health and safety.
The text is divided into two sections – the first on environmental issues
and the second on health and safety issues. Each begins with the description
of the current state of affairs and analyses future trends with advice on how
to minimize liabilities. The most relevant laws are listed with a brief description
of key points that EHS managers should be aware of and different sections of
laws are indexed for easy reference. Finally some useful contact details are
EHS in China is available for US$ 98 or HK$ 788.
Orders can be placed at EHS-in-China.com