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


Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations

14. Labeling, packaging, transporting and storage


1) An employer or self-employed person shall, as far as is reasonably practicable, take steps to ensure that –
a) all HBA under his or her control in storage, transit or being distributed, are properly contained and controlled to prevent the spread of contamination from the workplace;
b) the colour coded containers in which HBA are transported are clearly marked with a bio-hazard sign as depicted in Annexure D to these Regulation and other relevant warning signs that identify the contents; and
c) the driver is trained in and equipped with a certificate in emergency procedures.