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


Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015

15. Air compressors


The user of a positive displacement-type air compressor that is not provided with automatic means for limiting the operating temperature to a safe level shall provide a fusible plug fitted close to the outlet valves or discharge ports of every stage of compression: provided that the provisions of this regulation shall not apply to air compressors with a free air delivery of less than 8,5 cubic metres per minute or in which compression does not take place in the presence of lubricating oil.