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


Construction Regulations, 2014

26. Water environments


(1 )        A contractor must ensure that where construction work is done over or in close proximity to water, provision is made for—

(a)        preventing persons from falling into water; and

(b)        the rescuing of persons in danger of drowning.


(2) A contractor must ensure that where a person is exposed to the risk of drowning by falling into the water, the person is provided with and wears a lifejacket.