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

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Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010

9. Approved Inspection Authority


(1) An inspection service provider who wishes to avail himself or herself of designation as such by the user of a lift, escalator or passenger conveyor in order to carry out an inspection in terms of regulation 6, shall register with the accreditation authority.


(2) The Chief Inspector may at any time withdraw any approval of an approved inspection authority, subject to section 35 of the Act.



(a) South African National Accreditation Authority is the national body mandated to accredit inspection service providers.