The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
The Department of Labour will publish the draft Major Hazard Installation or MHI Regulations Amendment 2017 in January.
Occupational hospital safety levels are down to zero in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces, said the Labour Department.
This health and safety laws update of February 2015, includes forestry labour inspections, compensation fraud hearings, a transfer scam, and policy on ‘commercial’ labour unions.
A DMR mining health and safety inspection blitz in the first quarter of 2015, respondes to predicatable fatalities and injuries in January to March.
The SA Department of Labour criticised public service employers and state departments for dismal health and safety inspection results and “OHS disregard”.
The SA DOL is re-trianing staff in public service skills, including learnerships, insurance, employement equity, and labour inspection.
SA Labour inspectors have fined a Rustenburg employer R20 000 for ignoring Labour inspection instructions about an electrical certificate and PPE.
Questions about school safety inspections and enforcement were raised in the SA parliament following a number of injuries and fatalities.
The SA Construction Regulations of 2014 set up duplicate private structures for health and safety registration, training validation, and site inspection.
A ‘tough’ farm labour inspection blitz by the Department of Labour in 2014 revealed “low levels of compliance with labour laws”.
The SA Department of Labour hospitality inspection blitz on labour relations law compliance and health and safety is in the week of 22 to 26 July.
SA Labour inspectors will focus on retail labour law, Seta training roles, reporting of injuries and occupational diseases, and job protection in 2013.
SA Department of Labour inspection revealed average compliance at 60%, raised to 77% after enforcement, says the DOL annual report of January 2012.
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