Deadly blast in Shaanxi Province reveals a continuing crisis in China’s workplace safety, where ineffective enforcement and bad incentives have led to accidents being ‘frequently glossed over’

Lucas Niewenhuis

Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company’s newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.