Acts Online
GT Shield

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

Explosives Regulations, 2002

16. Closure of explosives workplaces



1) An employer, self-employed person or user shall –
a) whenever he or she intends to close an explosives workplace for an indefinite period, or permanently, where reasonably practicable, give at least three months’ notice of such intention to the chief inspector of occupational health and safety;
b) ensure that the relevant explosives and ingredients are disposed of in a manner approved by the explosives manager;
c) submit a proof of return of all explosives and ingredients of explosives that had been in the explosives workplace;
d) submit a decontamination and safety certificate to the chief inspector of occupational health and safety prior to the delicensing of the building and danger area: and
e) ensure that no explosives or ingredients of explosives are kept on the premises of an explosives workplace after delicensing.