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


Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015

19. Approval and registration of lifting machinery entity


(1) The chief inspector may approve any legal entity that has the competency and operational ability and that is involved in the examination and performance-testing of lifting machines, hand-powered lifting devices and ancillary lifting equipment used with the machine or devices.


(2) An application for approval and registration as a lifting machinery entity shall be made to the chief inspector in the form of Annexure A.


(3) The chief inspector shall furnish an approved lifting machinery entity with the appropriate certificate of registration and shall enter such registration into the national database.


(4) An approved lifting machinery entity shall on request produce a certificate of registration to an inspector or to any person to whom it intends to render an examination or performance test.


(5) An approved lifting machinery entity shall inform the chief inspector of any change affecting its approval and registration under these Regulations within 14 days of such change.