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

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Health and Safety of Children at Work Regulations

7. Work in a cold environment ³

 

 

1) No person may require or permit a child worker to work in an environment below an actual dry-bulb temperature specified in this regulation, unless the child is supplied with suitable protective warm clothing -
a) 0°C where the work involves repeated entry into, or presence for more than two minutes in such environment;
b) 6°C where the work involves repeated entry into, or presence for more than one hour in such environment.

 

2) For the purposes of sub-regulation (1), suitable protective warm clothing means the items of protective clothing specified in Regulation 2(2)(b)(i) to (Vi) of the Environmental Regulations for Workplaces published in Government Gazette 10988, Government Notice R 2281 of 16 October 1987.

 

[³]   Regulation 2(1) to (3) of the Environmental Regulations for Workplaces published in Government Gazette 10988, Government Notice R 2281 of 16 October 1987 further regulates work in a cold environment. That regulation applies in addition to this regulation.