Applicable Legislation:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Act (85 of 1993) (OHSAct) and Regulations:
    • Section 8: General Duties of Employers to their Employees
    • Section 14: General Duties of Employees at Work
    • General Safety Regulation 2: Personal Safety Equipment and Facilities
  • Mines Health & Safety Act and Regulations
    • Section 6: Employer to ensure adequate supply of health & safety equipment
    • Section 22: Employee’s duties for health & safety
  • Minerals Act and Regulation

Applicable Standards:

  • SA National Standards on Personal Protective Equipment Published by the SA Bureau of Standards which generally follow the EN (European) Standards