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


Construction Regulations, 2014

30. Construction employees' facilities


(1) A contractor must, in addition to the construction site provisions in the Facilities Regulations, 2004, promulgated by Government Notice No. R. 924 of 3 August 2004, provide at or within reasonable access of every construction site, the following clean, hygienic and maintained facilities:
(a) Shower facilities after consultation with the employees or employees representatives, or at least one shower facility for every 15 persons;
(b) at least one sanitary facility for each sex and for every 30 workers;
(c) changing facilities for each sex; and
(d) sheltered eating areas.


(2) A contractor must provide reasonable and suitable living accommodation for the workers at construction sites who are far removed from their homes and where adequate transportation between the site and their homes, or other suitable living accommodation, is not available.