Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and Regulations (eBook)

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  • eBook
  • 9781485119791
  • 1st Edition
  • 771 Pages
  • 2017

Authors

Juta’s Statutes Editors

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About this Publication:

Mandatory availability of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 & Regulations is prescribed in terms of regulation 4 of the General Administrative Regulations, 2003 as published under GN R929 in GG 25129 of 25 June 2003, which reads as follows:

"4 Copy of the Act
Every employer with five or more persons in his employ shall have a copy of the Act and the relevant regulations readily available at the workplace: Provided that, where the total number of employees is less than five, the employer shall, on request of an employee, make a copy of the Act available to that employee".

This eBook comprises the full text of the Act & Regulations as at 3 February 2017.

Contents Include:

  • What's New
  • Key Addresses
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 
    • Notice of Withdrawal of Exemptions under the Act (GN R1611 in GG 19568 of 11 December 1998) 
    • Commencement of the Act
    • Occupational Health and Hygiene Approved Inspection Authorities: List of Basic Equipment, List of Tertiary Institutions for Legal Knowledge Examination and Reporting Format
  • Regulations
    • General
      • General Administrative Regulations, 2003
      • General Safety Regulations 
        • Incorporation of Safety Standard (GN R744 in GG 10693 of 10 April 1987)  
        • Approved Respiratory Protective Equipment (GN R630 in GG 11951 of 14 July 1989) 
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN 283 in GG 13094 of 28 March 1991)
        • Withdrawal of GN R1847 and Incorporation of Health and Safety Standard (GN R736 in GG 22565 of 1 September 2001)
        • Exemption in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R570 in GG 35536 of 27 July 2012) 
        • Notice of direction regarding first aid training (GN R1198 in GG 40313 of 30 September 2016)
      • Major Hazard Installation Regulations, 2001
        • Repeal Notice: Major Hazard Installation Regulations, 1998 (GN R767 in GG 22580 of 24 August 2001)
      • Regulations for Hazardous Biological Agents
      • Explosives Regulations, 2002
      • Construction Regulations, 2014 
        • Notice of Approval of a Statutory Body (GN R85 in GG 37305 of 7 February 2014)
        • Temporary Exemptions (GN R227 in GG 37491 of 4 April 2014)
        • Temporary Exemptions (GN R647 in GG 37942 of 29 August 2014)
        • Temporary Exemptions (GN 641 in GG 39025 of 24 July 2015)
      • Health and Safety of Children at Work Regulations and BCEA Regulations on Hazardous Work by Children
    • Health
      • Asbestos Regulations, 2001
      • Diving Regulations, 2009
      • Environmental Regulations for Workplaces, 1987  
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN R2282 in GG 10988 of 16 October 1987)
      • Facilities Regulations, 2004
      • Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Substances, 1995 
        • Withdrawal of Restriction as to Employment in Certain Processes, Issued in Terms of Section 24(3) of the Factories, Machinery and Building Work Act 22 of 1941 (GN R1180 in GG 16596 of 5 August 1995)
        • Occupational Exposure Limit for Silica in Table 1 - Silica Dust Data Collection Guiding Document and Silica Exposure Compliance Tool (GN 66 of 2010 in GG 32930 of 5 February 2010)
        • Amendment of the Submission Period of the Crystalline Silica Air Monitoring Reports (GN R408 in GG 36548 of 7 June 2013)
      • Lead Regulations, 2001
      • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Regulations
    • Mechanical
      • Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015  
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN R296 in GG 11152 of 26 February 1988)
        • Exemption Granted in Terms of Section 34 of the Act (GN R2947 in GG 14350 of 23 October 1992)
        • Exemption Regarding Load Testing on all Lifting Machinery in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R158 in GG 27305 of 18 February 2005
        • Exemption in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R396 in GG 28755 of 28 April 2006)
        • Exemption in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R1116 in GG 29353 of 10 November 2006)
        • Exemption in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R260 in GG 29730 of 30 March 2007)
        • Exemption in Terms of Section 40(1) of the Act (GN R257 in GG 30829 of 7 March 2008)
        • Withdrawal of GN R1075 of 2011 (GN 201 in GG 36258 of 22 March 2013)
        • National Code of Practice for the Training Providers of Lifting Machine Operators (GN R539 in GG 38904 of 24 June 2015)
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN R542 in GG 38905 of 24 June 2015)
        • Withdrawal of a Government Notice, Government Gazette 38887 (GN R573 in GG 38925 of 3 July 2015)
      • General Machinery Regulations, 1988
      • Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010 
        • Code of Practice for existing Goods Hoists Installations, Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010 (GN R94 of 2017 in GG 40594 of 3 February 2017)
        • Incorporation of safety standards (GN R829 in GG 33561 of 17 September 2010)
        • Guidelines for Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010 (GN R763 in GG 39132 of 28 August 2015)
        • Incorporation of Safety [Standards] (GN R256 in GG 39817 of 16 March 2016)
      • Regulations Concerning the Certificate of Competency, 1990
      • Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009  
        • Incorporation of Health and Safety Standards (GN R735 in GG 32395 of 15 July 2009)
        • Incorporation of Health and Safety Standards and Guidance Notes (GN R79 in GG 34995 of 3 February 2012)
        • Guidance Notes to the Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009 (GN 167 in GG 38505 of 27 February 2015)
    • Electrical
      • Electrical Installation Regulations, 2009 
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN R243 in GG 31975 of 6 March 2009)
        • Incorporation of Safety Standards (GN 1225 in GG 39504 of 11 December 2015)
      • Electrical Machinery Regulations, 2011 
        • Incorporation of Health and Safety Standards (GN R251 in GG 34154 of 25 March 2011)
    • Notices
      • Notice of Direction in Terms of Section 7(1) of the Act (GN R859 in GG 27975 of 2 September 2005)
      • Notice of Directive in Terms of Section 7(1) of the Act (GN 588 in GG 38960 of 10 July 2015)
      • Notice of Inclusion in Terms of Section 43(1)(b)(xii) of the Act (GN 758 in GG 39128 of 21 August 2015)

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Labour law practitioners and officials
  • Safety officers
  • Trade unions
  • Employers and employees
  • Students and academics
  • Managers
  • Industry