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The Safety Guys are coming to SA!

The High Option Ltd. (THO) has announced a brand new service in South Africa called “The Safety Guys” and will be launching it during September 2020.  THO Director, Nitesh Amersi, made the announcement today, saying that “the safety guy” being a common reference during normal conversations, presented an excellent investment…

Invitation to contribute

While we are back on air, there is still a long road ahead to restore SHEQafrica as the #1 OHS Magazine in Africa. We therefore wish to invite you to become a contributor to our efforts and assist in making this the most loved magazine for the SHEQ Practitioners once…

Is your company serious about mental health?

Mental health is becoming more and more topical as both individuals and organisations realise the impact that COVID is having from a stress and anxiety perspective. Although everyone is experiencing the corona virus crisis, we are not all experiencing it in the same way. In a recent study, 49% of…

17. Health and safety representatives

(1)      Subject to the provisions of subsection (2), every employer who has more than 20 employees in his employment at any workplace, shall, within four months after the commencement of this Act or after commencing business, or from such time as the number of employees exceeds 20, as the case…

3. Functions of Council

(1)      The Council shall— (a)      advise the Minister with regard to— (i)       matters of policy arising out of or in connection with the application of the provisions of this Act; (ii)      any matter relating to occupational health and safety; (b)      perform the functions assigned to it by this Act or…

1. Definitions

(1)      In this Act, unless the context otherwise indicates— “approved inspection authority” means an inspection authority approved by the chief inspector: Provided that an inspection authority approved by the chief inspector with respect to any particular service shall be an approved inspection authority with respect to that service only; “biological…