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

Regulations

General Administrative Regulations, 2003

1. Definitions

 

 

In these Regulations, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act shall have the meaning so assigned and, unless the context otherwise indicates -

 

"bargaining council"

means the bargaining council established by section 27 of the Labour Relations Act;

 

"CCMA"

means the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration established by section 112 of the Labour Relations Act;

 

"Compensation Commissioner"

means the Compensation Commissioner appointed under section 2 of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993;

 

"Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act"

means the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993);

 

"Labour Court"

means the Labour Court established by section 151 of the Labour Relations Act:

 

"Labour Relations Act"

means the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995);

 

"provincial director"

in respect of the-

a) Province of Eastern Cape, means the Provincial Director: Eastern Cape, Department of Labour, Private Bag X9005, East London, 5200;
b) Province of Free State, means the Provincial Director: Free State, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 522, Bloemfontein, 9300;
c) Province of Gauteng in the Magisterial Districts of-
i) Benoni, Bronkhorstspruit, Cullinan, Krugersdorp, Nigel, Pretoria, Randfontein, Soshanguve 1, Soshanguve 2, Springs and Wonderboom,
means the Provincial Director: Gauteng North, Department of Labour, P. O. Box 393, Pretoria, 0001; or
ii) Albertan, Boksburg, Brakpan, Germiston, Heidelberg, Johannesburg, Kemptonpark, Oberholzer, Randburg, Roodepoort, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging and Westonaria,
means the Provincial Director: Gauteng South, Department of Labour, P. O. Box 4560, Johannesburg, 2000;
d) Province of KwaZulu-Natal, means the Provincial Director: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Labour, P. 0. Box 940, Durban, 4000;
e) Province of Mpumalanga, means the Provincial Director: Mpumalanga, Department of Labour, Private Bag X7263, Witbank, 1035;
f) Province of the Northern Cape, means the Provincial Director: Northern Cape, Department of Labour, Private Bag X5102, Kimberley, 8300;
g) Limpopo Province, means the Provincial Director: Limpopo, Department of Labour, Private Bag X9368, Pietersburg, 0700;\
h) Province of North West, means the Provincial Director: North West, Department of Labour, Private Bag X1 , Buhrmansdrif, 2867; or
i) Province of the Western Cape, means the Provincial Director: Western Cape, Department of Labour, P. O. Box 872, Cape Town, 8000, and

 

"provincial executive manager"

has a corresponding meaning;

 

"registered trade union for a workplace"

means a trade union registered in terms of the Labour Relations Act, with members in that workplace;

 

"the Act"

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

 

"WCL 1", "WCL 2" and ‘WCL 22"

means the prescribed forms for reporting of incidents and occupational diseases referred to in the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act.