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


Asbestos Regulations, 2001

6. Duties of persons who may be exposed


Any person who is or may be exposed to asbestos in the workplace, shall obey any lawful instruction given by or on behalf of the employer or a self-employed person, regarding—

(a) the prevention of asbestos dust from becoming airborne;
(b) the wearing and use of personal protective equipment and clothing;
(c) wearing of monitoring equipment to measure personal exposure to asbestos;
(d) the reporting for medical surveillance as required by Regulation 9;
(e) the cleaning up and disposal of nay material containing asbestos;
(f) housekeeping at the workplace, personal hygiene, good environmental and health practices, including eating, drinking and smoking in designated places provided; and
(g) information and training received contemplated in regulation 5.