Occupational Health and Safety
Legislation pertaining to health and safety of workers and workplaces
29 Articles Found
COVID-19 Guideline for Workplace Data Submission from the National Department of Health
Updated COVID-19 guideline for workplace data submission from the National Department of Health. 27 Nov 2020
Hand sanitisers – new SANS Standard 490 published
During lockdown Level 5, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) advised consumers to verify whether the producers of sanitisers, that claim to be SABS Approved or carry the SABS Mark Scheme number, are valid claims.
GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH SURVEILLANCE OF FOOD HANDLERS
In the RSA the aspect of routine medical examination of food handlers varies considerably amongst health authorities, especially at local government level. Some enforce it through legislation, which makes it compulsory, while others do not require it at all. This situation is not
Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces
Second COVID-19 test for employees returning to work after testing positive or being in isolation not required.
DoH will guide industry on how to report screening data.
Positive cases must be reported with NICD.
COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Workplaces
Disaster Management Act - Amendment to the Directives on Public Transport
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Electrical Installation Regulations
The 2009 regulations for your wiring issues.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015
Regulations for forklifts, reach trucks and the like!
General Machinery Regulations
This regulation covers everything else you can't drive, ride or plug in. Here you find the ladder register!
Occupational Health And Safety Amendment Act, No. 81 Of 1993
This act deals with the controls ALL employers must implement to protect their employees at work. Also any one who comes onto your site!
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Incorporation Of Safety Standards Into Electrical Installation Regulations,2009
Regulations for anything electrical including the certificate of compliance.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Incorporation Of Health And Safety Standards Into The Electrical Machinery Regulations, 2011
More changes to the regulations on electrical installations - don't get shocked :-)
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Noise Induced Hearing Loss Regulations
What - I can?t hear you? And that's the point of this regulation - what you have to do to limit noise.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 Of 1993) General Administrative Regulations, 2003
The paperwork and structures needed for your health and safety management system.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Regulations For Hazardous Biological Agents
Also about hazardous stuff but this can cause epidemics if not controlled correctly. Especially important if you have a micro lab.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Major Hazard Installation Regulations
The really bad stuff like gas installations, ammonia plants - they things we use daily in the food industry. These need specialised care - all in here.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Pressure Equipment Regulations
It's going to blow! Well hopefully not if you follow these regulations for all pressure vessels including boilers.
Electrical Machinery Regulations, 1988
This regulation deals with anything you plug in that electrical socket and how you must ensure this is not a shocking experience.
Occupational Health And Safety Act,1993 Driven Machinery Regulations, 1988
The previous regulations that are currently in place. Make sure you check out the changes with the 2015 version.
Occupational Health And Safety Act (85/1993) Construction Regulations, 2014
For anyone doing work for you.
Hazardous Chemical Substances Regulations, 1995
Think you guessed it! Its about hazardous chemicals and the controls you have to implement.
Facilities Regulations, 1988
Yes, this is about the loos, the change rooms and the eating area.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 Of 1993) Asbestos Regulations,2001
The big bad asbestos and what to do if you have it in your building.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 Of 1993) Certificate Of Competency Regulations,1990
There has to be someone competent to make decisions on site. This regulation defines competent!
General Safety Regulations, 1986
Regulations that affect all sectors of industry - general guidelines and standards we all have to adhere to. Working at heights, working in confined spaces, permits and more
Environmental Regulations For Workplaces, 1987
This regulation deals with how hot and how cold the workplace may be and what to do about it. Fire escapes, lighting and ventilation all covered. And of course PPE.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Lift, Escalator And Passenger Conveyor Regulations,2009
Going up? That's it - what to do to make sure you don't come down when you shouldn?t in your lifts.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 Of 1993) Schedule Electrical Installations Regulations
The specific requirements relating to specialised installations - think dust explosions etc.
Occupational Health And Safety Act, 1993 Electrical Machinery Regulations,2011