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  1. South Africa - Maternity protection - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Code of good practice on the protection of employees during pregnancy and after the birth of a child (No. R. 1441). - Code of good practice

    Adoption: 1998-11-13 | ZAF-1998-M-51676

    Sets forth suggestions for employers to conform with requirements under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997 of conducting risk assessment in relation to the work of pregnant employees. Identifies possible hazards such as vibration, heat, cold, radiation, and chemicals, and proposes means to minimize risks.

  2. South Africa - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Community Welfare Act (House of Representatives) 1987. No. 104.

    Adoption: 1987-10-23 | ZAF-1987-L-4640

    Provides for the establishment of a Community Welfare Advisory Council and regional welfare boards and related committees, and defines their powers and functions (e.g. determining welfare needs and drawing up a programme). Also empowers the Minister of Health Services and Welfare (House of Representatives) to make regulations in respect of private hospitals, nursing homes, maternity homes and places where other medical or surgical activities are performed.


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