Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)
Driven Machinery Regulations, 1988
13. Washing Machines, Centrifugal Extractors, Etc.
The user shall, wherever practicable, cause every power-driven washing machine, centrifugal extractor or similar machine of double cylinder construction in which the inner cylinder, drum or basket rotates, to be provided with a door or lid on the outer cylinder, so interlocked that-
|a)||the inner cylinder cannot be put into motion unless the door or lid is closed; and|
|b)||the door or lid cannot be opened unless the inner cylinder is stationary.|