Labour inspectors stopped work at nine housing projects in Meyersdal, Alberton, on Construction Regulations and safety laws on 25 August.
SA Labour minister Mildred Oliphant said Labour inspectors found that 75% of employers complied with health and safety laws in 2014.
Construction employers, contractors and maintenance contractors, may obtain Construction Regulations exemption.
SA Labour inspectors have fined a Rustenburg employer R20 000 for ignoring Labour inspection instructions about an electrical certificate and PPE.
Phelele Tengeni has been appointed Deputy Director-General (DDG) of Corporate Services in the Department of Labour.
Questions about school safety inspections and enforcement were raised in the SA parliament following a number of injuries and fatalities.
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’s Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) went on a funeral labour conditions investigation roadshow in November 2013.
The SA Department of Labour audit by the state in 2013 was unqualified for the third year, but several warnings were repeated.
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.
The SA Minister of Labour has rotated some Labour advisory council members, to comment to her on draft legislation and enforcement in 2013.
SA Labour inspectors will focus on retail labour law, Seta training roles, reporting of injuries and occupational diseases, and job protection in 2013.
Department of Labour inspections re-organised, and the department “re-invented as a unified seamless operation”, is the goal in 2013.
SA Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant called for Marikana labour leadership from warring unions at Lonmin, and to resolve their power struggle.
SA Labour inspectors will concentrate in 2014 on retail employers found wanting in labour law compliance, according to current statistics.
SA Labour minister Mildred Oliphant explained her efforts towards labour relations stability, in a speech of June 24, posted here.
Report suspicion of fraud in health and safety inspections, Compensation or UIF claims, to the Labour fraud hotline on 0860022194 or email@example.com.
A South African labour law update, including security, maritime, social and insurance laws to be promulgated in 2013.
Sample health and safety exam questions and answers from HSE qualifications textbooks are posted here. Theme; labour relations.
SA Department of Labour law enforcement includes 172 300 workplace routine inspections per year, exceeding the 130 000 target, but some workplace abuses continue.
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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