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  1. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Act (85/1993): Construction Regulations, 2014 (G.N. No. R 84). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-02-07 | ZAF-2014-R-97085

  2. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Mine Health and Safety Amendment Act, [No. 74 of 2008]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-04-15 | ZAF-2009-L-85629

    Amends the Mine Health and Safety Act in order to strengthen the enforcement provisions.

  3. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mine Health and Safety Act: Regulations: Explosives (No. R. 1279). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-07 | ZAF-2006-R-75675

    Regulates the procedures for the safe use of explosives in the mining industry.

  4. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mine Health and Safety Act: Amendments to the Regulations in Respect to Occupational Hygiene (No. R 1226). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-15 | ZAF-2005-R-74054

    Amends the regulations of 2002 concerning reports to the regional principal inspector as well as changes to certain forms to be submitted to the competent authority.

  5. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mine Health and Safety Act: Regulations Relating Protection of surface and workings (No. R 1323). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-12 | ZAF-2004-R-74089

    Sets out employer responsibilites with respect to the surfaces of mines and the risk of slips, mine collapses, drowning etc.

  6. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mine Health and Safety Act: Regulations: Repeal (No. R. 1305). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-12 | ZAF-2004-R-74090

    Repeals a number of Regulations made under the Mine Health and Safety Act in accordance with Item 4 of Schedule 4 of the Act.

  7. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Construction Regulations, 2003 (No. R. 1010). - Construction Regulations 2003

    Adoption: 2003-07-18 | ZAF-2003-R-66195

    Comprehensive legislation concerning safety of construction workers. Applies to any person involved in construction work. Inter alia provides for supervision of construction work, risk assessment, fall protection, safety of structures, framework and support work, demolition work, tunnelling, scaffolding, suspended platforms, and several related matters.

  8. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, 2002 (No. 60 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2003-01-22 | ZAF-2003-L-63370

    Amends Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973. Establishes that if a person was medically examined within a period of 24 months immediately preceding application for medical examination, the Director of the Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases may refuse that person's application for medical examination. Also provides for some related matters.

  9. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations under the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (No. R. 959).

    Adoption: 2002-07-12 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | ZAF-2002-R-62625

    Sets forth obligations of employer at underground mine where there is a risk of rock bursts, rock falls or roof falls, or at any other mine where there is a significant risk or rock bursts, rock falls or roof falls. Repeals a number of regulations made under the Minerals Act 1991.

  10. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Notice of repeal under Mine Health and Safety Act (No. R. 905).

    Adoption: 2002-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | ZAF-2002-R-62622

    Repeals a number of regulations issued under Chapters 8, 9 and 15 of Mine Health and Safety Act 1996.

  11. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mine Health and Safety Act: Regulations (No. R 904). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-07-02 | ZAF-2002-R-74069

    Regulates mine health and safety issues as set out in the Mine Health and Safety Act including with respect to: fires and explosions (chapter 5); mine environmental engineering and occupational hygiene (chapter 9); rescue, first aid and emergency preparedness and response (chapter 16); occupational hygiene and occupational exposure limits for airborne pollutants, occupational exposure limits for physical agents and drinking water (chapter 22).

  12. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Diving Regulations, 2001 (No. R. 10). - Regulations

    Adoption: 2002-01-11 | ZAF-2002-R-61276

    Made under Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993. Comprehensive legislation on safety of persons engaged in diving operations. Applies to all diving operations and all persons engaged in diving operations in the Republic of South Africa or the territorial waters thereof. Deals with training of divers, medical examinations, duties of diving supervisors, compilation of operations manual, control of diving operations, decompression, compression chambers and bells, plant and equipment, Council for Diving, examinations, registration as learner diver, registration as diver, registration as diving supervisor, withdrawal of certificate of registration, fees, and penalties and offences.

  13. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Constitution of the Mining Qualifications Authority (No. R. 612).

    Adoption: 1998-04-24 | ZAF-1998-M-50032

    Adds a Schedule 7 providing for the Constitution of the Mining Qualifications Authority to the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (No. 29 of 1996).

  14. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Withdrawal of restriction as to employment in certain processes, issued in terms of section 24(3) of the Factories, Machinery and Building Work Act, 1941 (No. R. 1180).

    Adoption: 1995-08-25 | ZAF-1995-M-41855

  15. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Electrical Installation Regulations (No. R. 2920 of 1992) - Regulations

    Adoption: 1992-10-23 | ZAF-1992-R-32342

    Provides for rules in respect of electrical installations, construction, electrical contractor, commencement of and permission to connect installation work, issuance of a certificate of compliance, appeals, application for registration as an accredited person, substitution of lost, damaged or destroyed certificates of registration, fees payable and offences and penalties. Made under the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1983.

  16. South Africa - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Act to Amend the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973.

    Adoption: 1991-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | ZAF-1991-L-25267

    Removes limitations on the amount of special awards, and increases certain benefits payable.


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