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

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Government Notice No. R.736 in Government Gazette No. 22565 dated 1st September 2001:

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT, 1993

Withdrawal of Government Notice No. R. 1847 and incorporation of Health and Safety Standard :General Safety Regulations

 

Under section 44 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993). I, Membathisi Mphumzi Shepherd Mdladlana, Minister of Labour, after consultation with the Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety, hereby-

 

1) Withdraw Government Notice No. R. 1847 as published on 16 September 1988;
2) Incorporate the South African Bureau of Standard’s code of Practice SABS 0338:1999 entitled "Homologation of Respiratory Equipment" into the General Safety Regulation as amended by Government Notice No. R. 2245 of 7 August 1992; and
3) Require that as from 1 September 2001 all respiratory protective equipment shall be submitted to the South African Bureau of Standards, Pretoria, for homologation.