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

Explosives Regulations, 2002

15. Incidents


(1) An employer, self-employed person or user shall–
(a) notwithstanding the requirements of section 24 of the Act or any other legal requirements, whenever an incident involving explosives occurs, forthwith inform the explosives manager and by means of telephone, facsimile or any other method of communication the chief inspector of occupational health and safety, and shall confirm this report in writing stating full particulars of the incident within seven days of the incident; and
(b) where there was a possibility of risk to the health and safety of persons, whether or not persons or property sustained injury or damage as a result, inform the chief inspector of occupational health and safety in writing every month of incidents involving the accidental ignition or detonation of explosives or a danger of such accidental ignition or detonation.