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Maintenance as Construction Work
Maintenance as Construction Work in terms of the Construction Regulations Compiled by: Adv. Hendrik Terblanche The Construction Regulations are applicable whenever “construction work” as defined in the Regulations are performed. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT, ACT 85 OF 1993 Construction Regulations, 2014 – GN R84 of 2014 section 2 Scope of application
HOW TO HAVE MEANINGFUL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE
Section 19 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 requires the following pertaining to the Health and Safety Committee: An employer shall in respect of each workplace where two or more health and safety representatives have been designated, establish one or more health and safety committees and, at every meeting of such a committee as contemplated in subsection...
THE DESIGNATION OF EMPLOYER REPRESENTATIVES TO THE
Section 19 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, states: (3) The persons nominated by an employer on a health and safety committee shall be designated in writing by the employer for such period as may be determined by him, while the health and safety representatives shall be members of the committee for the period of their designation in terms of section 17 (...
THE NOMINATION AND/OR ELECTION OF HEALTH & SAFETY
Section 17(2) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 stipulates that: “An employer and the representatives of his employees recognized by him or, where there are no such representatives, the employees shall consult in good faith regarding the arrangements and procedures for the nomination or election, period of office and subsequent designation of health and safet...
THE ROLE OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE I
A basic issue that almost all organisations struggle with in relation to health and safety matters in the workplace is to implement and integrate requirements into the organisation’s business system that is forced upon the organisation by legislation. The designation and integration of Health & Safety Representatives into any Business Structure are sometimes perceived exactly to be such ...
Occupational Health and Safety in Buildings and Of
Building safety, office safety, office occupational health and safety, call it what we will - ensuring occupational health and safety (OHS) in buildings and offices are not always receiving the attention it should due to the perception that occupational health and safety in buildings and offices pose a low risk to employees and more focus is placed by employers on OHS in factories, warehouses...