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Coronavirus Disease 2019 Covid-19 at Workplaces
6 April 2020, Monday
The Department of Employment and Labour has provided guidelines to deal with Covid-19 by employers. Reference should be made to the OHSAct read with the Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations “Section...
DRAFT MAJOR HAZARD INSTALLATION REGULATIONS
6 April 2020, Monday
Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (85/1993) The Minister of Employment and Labour gave notice that, he has, in terms of section 43 (1) of the Occupational Health...
Ergonomics Regulations 2019
6 April 2020, Monday
The Ergonomics Regulations 2019 were published on 6th December 2019. Note that an ergonomics survey is now required every 2 years, and records of the survey and medical surveillance...
Construction Work Permit Application vs CIDB Grade 7 Project Value
6 April 2020, Monday
In terms of Gazette Notice 357 dated 5 July 2019, the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) project tender value (upper limit) for Grade 7 has moved from R40 million...
DRAFT MAJOR HAZARD INSTALLATION REGULATIONS
6 April 2020, Monday
Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (85/1993) Affected and interested parties or persons are invited to submit comments on the draft regulations in writing (Annexure 1) within 90...
Court approves historic R5bn settlement in silicosis saga
6 April 2020, Monday
The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has approved a R5bn settlement agreement for miners either living with lung disease or those who were deceased as well as their dependants....
Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season
6 April 2020, Monday
Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season Obey the rules of the road and carry your driver’s license with you. Plan the route to your holiday destination and allow...
ISO Announces Proposed Publication Date of ISO 45001
6 April 2020, Monday
A communique sent by ISO announces the expected publication date to be February 2018, which is earlier than many predicted. Publication will only happen if the ballot due to...
What does the standard say about auditor independence?
6 April 2020, Monday
9001 & 14001:2015 9.2.2 The organisation shall: c) select auditors and conduct audits to ensure objectivity and the impartiality of the audit process;   OHSAS18001:-Selection of auditors and conduct...
ISO 45001 timeline.
6 April 2020, Monday
There is be a Final Draft International Standard which will be published before the Final Standard. The publication date is expected to be 27 November 2017 (ref BSI). It...