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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)


Asbestos Regulations, 2001

19. Labelling, packaging, transportation and storage


An employer or self-employed person shall, in order to avoid the spread of asbestos dust, take steps, as far as is reasonably practicable, to ensure that—

(a) the asbestos in storage or being distributed is properly identified, classified and handled in accordance with SABS 0228;
(b) a container or a vehicle in which asbestos is transported is clearly identified, classified and packed in accordance with SABS 0228 and SABS 0229; and
(c) any article or substance which contains asbestos is clearly labeled, in the form of Annexure 1.