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Why easing the lockdown threatens to put workers in South Africa at risk
The country’s occupational health and safety directive sets out what’s expected before a workplace can reopen. It must undertake a risk assessment and develop a written plan for how it will operate under the necessary health and safety restrictions. These measures must include ap
NICD: Physical Distancing 101
Physical distancing is a way to limit close and frequent contact between people to help slow the spread of COVID-19. How can you practice physical distancing?
WEBINAR | COVID and Food Safety Culture
We chatted to Professor Ryk Lues of CUT and a partner in www.foodsafetyculture.co.za about how we can make this work for us in creating a stronger positive food safety culture going forward.
StatsSA releases Coronavirus COVID-19 behavioural and health perception survey results
In a survey conducted in the week of 13 to 26 April 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) researched the behavioural and health perceptions of South African.
Webinar Wednesdays - Upcoming Features
From this month you can join us every week for #webinarwednesday - topics relevant to the current challenges of the food industry!
WEBINAR | What to do to resume work activities in the food industry after a positive for Covid-19
Watch the recording on what requirements that you should consider if you have an employee that tests positive for COVID-19.
COVID 19 and the food industry in the UK
Kaarin Goodburn, Director of the Chilled Food Association shared some insights with Food Focus
GFSI Announces Temporary Audit Measures Due to Covid-19
There are already many audit restrictions that affect the certification status of certain sites. The GFSI has therefore established temporary audit measures
Amendment of the Regulations as relating to hot cooked food.
Amendment of the regulations relating to hot cooked food.
Disaster Management Act: Regulations COVID-19 - Amendment
Disaster Management Act: Regulations to address, prevent and combat the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19: (as amended by Gazette 43168 of 26 March 2020 and Gazette 43199 of 2 April 2020 and Gazette 43232 of 16 April)
CIPC Certification Process for Essential Services during Extended Lockdown Period
Companies registered through the CIPC BizPortal to perform essential services during the lockdown period, will be required to have a NEW certificate for the extended period from 17 April 2020.
Can supermarkets sell cooked foods during lockdown?
Amendments to the Disaster Management Act & other clarifications from Government
Lowering the Coronavirus Risk in Production Facilities
We have collected some recommendations on how you as an employer can protect your workers in manufacturing plants:
Lockdown Phase 2 announcements & updates for the food industry
Updates on the status of the COVID Regulations and other issues for the food industry
Regulatory Status of Equipment Being Used to Help Prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19)
In the wake of the coronavirus it is paramount that the regulatory status of such devices and equipment is clearly articulated and disseminated to the industry.
COVID-19 and food safety: guidance for food businesses
The WHO provided guidelines to highlight the additional measures needed so that the integrity of the food chain is maintained, and that adequate and safe food supplies are available for consumers.
Department of Health recommends the use of masks during COVID-19
Recommendations to The Honorable Dr Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health regarding the use of cloth masks when in public.
International guidance for food manufacturers during COVID-19
Until the Department of Health has finalized their guidance for the food industry we have collected some international resources that are open source, in the public domain and available for your benefit.
Interventions to assist the agricultural sector during COVID-19
The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza, MP is pleased to announce the department’s interventions to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19.
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions in IsiZulu from the NICD
In this video released by the NICD, Ms Vanessa Maseko answers some COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions in IsiZulu
Social distancing guidelines from the NICD
Online Bizportal To Register Businesses That Provide Essential Goods and Services During The Lockdown Period
We have introduced a portal at the website run by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) to log company details only where companies comply with the regulations issued by the Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 25 March 2020 in Govern
Disaster Management Act: Regulations COVID-19 - Amendment 26 March
The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs has issued Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment of regulations issued in terms on Section 27(2).
Comments by Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition in the Covid-19 National Disaster Regulations and Directions
Comments by Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel, to the Press on the Issuance of Covid-19 National Disaster Regulations and Directions
Workplace Preparedness: COVID-19 Guidelines
To reduce the impact of COVID-19 outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public, it is important for all employers to plan now for COVID-19.