Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)
Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015
14. Washing machines, centrifugal extractors, etc.
The user shall, wherever practicable, cause every power-driven washing machine, centrifugal extractor or similar machine of double cylinder construction in which the inner cylinder, drum or basket rotates, to be provided with a door or lid on the outer cylinder, so interlocked that—
|(a)||the inner cylinder cannot be put into motion unless the door or lid is closed; and|
|(b)||the door or lid cannot be opened unless the inner cylinder is stationary.|
|(a)||This includes all industrial machines however domestic machines are also protected by a door interlocks.|