The China-EU OSH International Advisory Group Meeting was held in Beijing on 20th April, 2015. Mr. Yang Yuanyuan, Vice Minister of Chinese State Administration of Work Safety ( SAWS ) presented at the meeting and highlighted the cooperation on occupational safety and heath between EU and China. Mr. Lars Gronval, Counselor of the EU Delegation to China, Mr. Joachim Breuer, Managing Director of German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) and other experts from EU member states. Mr. Bai Ran, and other officials of related departments of SAWS and Mr. Huang Shengchu, Director General of the National Center for Occupational Safety and Health took part in the meeting.
Team Leaders made presentations on the China-EU project. Participants gave comments on the outcomes of the project and suggestions for the next steps of the project. Mr. Huang Shengchu shared the outcomes of his study tour of Finnish OSH and the achievements of the component of the project which he finished with his team early this year. Mr. Huang made suggestions on building a single inspection information system in China in consideration of Finnish OSH experiences. He further suggested that the next steps of the project focus on using big data in making policies for OSH and in developing annual inspection agenda in China, and pay more attention to building tri-party mechanism with workers participation in safety management and inspection in enterprises in selected cities and counties.