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Name: Occupational Health and Safety Act: Written policy: Employers in Class XIII classification of industries: Iron, steel, artificial limbs, galvanising, garages, metal (No. R 859).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2005-09-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette (Staatskoerant), 2005-09-02, Vol. 483, No. 27975
ISN: ZAF-2005-M-74072
Bibliography: Government Gazette (Staatskoerant), 2005-09-02, Vol. 483, No. 27975
Notice on-line Notice on-line South African Government Information (consulted on 2006-08-02)
Abstract/Citation: Directs all employers in the Class XIII industries (iron, steel, artificial limbs, galvanizing, garages, metal, etc.) to prepare a written policy concerning the protection of the health and safety of the employees at work, including a description of the organization and the arrangements for carrying out and reviewing that policy, within six months from the date of this notice. The OHSAS 1800 1 : Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Specification and OHSAS 18002: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Guidelines for the implementation of OHSAS 18001 may be used as a guideline.
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