Angela SY Yim, Partner, and Phoebe MC Fok, Senior Associate, Mayer Brown, evaluate recent amendments to health and safety regulations in Hong Kong, and suggest a number of practical measures to prioritise workplace safety.

Amendments to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX)’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide took effect on 1 July 2020. Under the revised rules, the board of a listed company is required to make certain health and safety disclosures. This change reflects the increasing scrutiny of occupational health and safety (OH&S) compliance in Hong Kong.

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