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National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)

Environmental Management Plan : Department of Labour

Chapter 4 : Environmental Management Policies

4.2. Environmental Regulations for Workplaces



The Environmental Regulations for Workplaces (1994) were drawn up from the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act (Act 6 of 1983) which has since has been replaced by the OHSA. They are regulations that should be complied with by the employer regarding the workplace of all those in his/her employ.

The following aspects are dealt with in these regulations:

visual contact with the outside surroundings;
noise; and
potential for flooding.