The Department of Labour called for comment on the Draft Ergonomics Regulations under the OHS Act, before 27 April 2017. Here are some links.
The Department of Labour will publish the draft Major Hazard Installation or MHI Regulations Amendment 2017 in January.
The Department of Labour is drafting Ergonomics Regulations, due in 2017. Employers would also have to follow guidelines relevant to their industries.
The Department of Labour called for comment on the draft Explosives Regulations Amendment 2017, including some changes in the required skills.
This SA environment laws update of January 2016 includes air quality, offset, NEMA amendments, and waste management plans.
On 24 July 2015, the exemptions to Regulation 3 of the Construction Regulations were published. Shavanya takes a look at the impact of the Construction Regulations exemptions.
Explosives Regulations, in Chapter 4 of the Mine Health and Safety Regulations under the MHS Act, changed on 10 July 2015. The full text is posted here.
The DEA has published draft national Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations, under the NEMA Air Quality Act.
Construction managers must serve only one site at a time, manage health and safety appointments, and remain liable, along with CEOs.
All construction employees require an occupational medical certificate of fitness from August 2015. Occupational health nurses may perform the medicals.
Natalie Graaff looks at Legionella, the law, and two new national standards for managing exposure to hazardous bacteria.
This South African health and safety law update of February 2015 includes Labour, UIF, ISO, DTI and NRCS amendments, labour broking, and skills issues.
Master Builders SA expect Construction Health and Safety Manager registration and Agents to prevent building incidents.
Two Mine Health and Safety Regulations amendments in September 2014, aim to improve occupational disease reporting by employers.
The DOL, SACPCMP and construction professions could prevent slab collapses by policing Clients or Developers via the Deed of Sale, said consultants.
Labour inspectors stopped work at nine housing projects in Meyersdal, Alberton, on Construction Regulations and safety laws on 25 August.
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.
This SA health and safety law update of June 2014 includes Labour prosecution, fraudulent ‘inspectors’, professional restructuring, and event venue safety regulations.
A Construction Regulations exemption postpones the whole amendment to August 2014, and postpones health and safety Agents’ SACPCMP registration to August 2015.