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.
Master Builders Association SA supports construction safety registration for OHS practitioners at the statutory registrar in 2013.
The SA OHS Act review of 2013 could introduce compulsory registration of occupational health and safety practitioners in all sectors. An amendment could lead OHS practice to expensive ‘professionalisation’ promises, instead of research, training and education.
The SA Society for Quality, SASQ, is extending its scope to represent general Sheq practitioners in the quality body.
A South African health and safety practitioner with a UK diploma, Kevin Bellairs, calls on the Department of Labour to handle safety registration instead.
Quality managers, consultants and auditors aim to form an umbrella federation board for professional development and quality registration.
OHSAP safety registration would standardise salaries and professional rates, writes IoSM OSPC chairperson Joep Joubert in support of the disputed scheme.
I received an IoSM letter on “Registration for Occupational Safety Professionals,” promoting OHSAP safety registration, by the Occupational Safety Professional Council (OSPC).
Opponents to proposed compulsory safety registration of construction safety practitioners, have asked the Minister of Labour to review a phrase in a draft amendment.
Some health and safety practitioners support a Construction Regulations amendment draft on construction safety registration, but differ on which body should do it.