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


Health and Safety of Children at Work Regulations

Schedule 1: Guidelines on risk assessments and plans of safe work procedures regarding permitted work by child workers

1. Definitions


In these Guidelines these terms means the following, unless the context indicates otherwise-



means a person under 18 years old;


"child worker"

means a child referred to in the definition of "employer" and who works in terms of paragraph 3 of these guidelines;



means a person who employs, or provides work to a child or permits a child to work at any place under their control or with any machinery under their control, or allows a child to assist in any other manner in carrying on their business.