The Chief Inspector of Labour postponed construction health and safety registration of profesisonals with the SACPCMP until August 2015.
SACPCMP registration of construction health and safety officers, managers or agents is long, costly, and open to dispute (see criticism below).
The IWH professional body invites health and safety practitioners to work at height registration workshop on 18 September.
Consulting body NIOCCSA calls for objections against SACPCMP construction health and safety registration, to ask DOL to scrap it.
SA Labour minister Mildred Oliphant said Labour inspectors found that 75% of employers complied with health and safety laws in 2014.
Construction contractors may not appoint a health and safety Agent, Manager, or Officer, unless SACPCMP registered with required competencies and resources.
The Chief Inspector of labour will publish a Construction Regulations Guide or guidance notes in the second half of 2014.
Construction employers, contractors and maintenance contractors, may obtain Construction Regulations exemption.
Professional consultants support registration of Construction Health and Safety Agents, but want the SACPCMP to reserve the Pr CHS Agent title for managers.
Public comments on SACPCMP construction health and safety registration on Sheqafrica.com and on Safebuild have turned into a complicated debate.
Construction health and safety officials have 18 months to apply for SACPCMP registration. By January 2014, 21 were registered and 191 have applied.
A Construction Regulations exemption postpones the whole amendment to August 2014, and postpones health and safety Agents’ SACPCMP registration to August 2015.
A semi-autonomous state agency is trying to rectify health and safety regulation defects, and professional registration defects in Tanzania.
The health and safety registration and professionalisation process is a domino effect of failures and duplication of authorities.
Consulting body NIOCCSA formally asked the DOL to scrap external construction health and safety registration with the SACPCMP.
The SA Construction Regulations of 2014 set up duplicate private structures for health and safety registration, training validation, and site inspection.
SACPCMP construction health and safety registration of 3000 Officers could be fast-tracked, unless the Competition Commission rules it as unfair.
The SACPCMP hosts the Construction Regulations Amendment 2014 launch on 10 February in Boksburg. Professional construction safety registration is included.
IOSH UK failed to confirm an IOSH SA registration link, potentially contradicting the SAIOSH presentation to SAQA and practitioners.
Construction health and safety registration law could fail in its aims, unless logged by one body, or by training providers, said DASH SA.
DASH SA asked the SA minister of Labour to re-consider planned legal enforcement of health and safety registration, and to allow only one Registrar.
Construction health and safety practitioners have to write a safety registration exam to gain professional designations, regardless of their qualifications.
SAQA recognises several voluntary Sheq and safety registration bodies. However the DOL appointed the SACPCMP as construction HS Registrar.
The SA health and safety Registrar will launch construction HS registration in February or March 2013, said Nomvula Rakalote in September 2012.