|Document ID (ISN)||77724|
|Convention or series no.
||DME 16/3/2/5 - A1
Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate
||Aide mémoire for the compilation of guidelines for codes of practice
||Department of Minerals and Energy, Private Bag X 59, Pretoria 0001, South Africa, 2001. 16p. Illus.
||The South African Mines Health and Safety Act (MHSA) requires employers to prepare and implement a code of practice (COP) on any matter affecting the safety and health of employees. These COPs must comply with official guidelines. This document has been compiled to assist working groups of various South African bodies including the Department for Minerals and Energy (DME), the Mining Occupational Health Advisory Committee (MOHAC) and the Mining Regulations Advisory Committee (MRAC) produce code of practice guidelines in a standard format.
||occupational safety and health; mining industry; South Africa; public OSH institutions
||responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; directive; safe working methods; legislation; exposure evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||South Africa|
||Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Mining and quarrying