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


Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations

2. Scope of application


1) Subject to subregulation (Z), these Regulations shall apply to every employer and self-employed person at a workplace where –
a) HBA is deliberately produced, processed, used, handled, stored or transported; or
b) an incident, for which an indicative list is given in Annexure A to these Regulation occurs that does not involve a deliberate intention to work with a HBA but may result in persons being exposed to HBA in the performance of his or her work,


2) Regulations 8, 14, 15, 16 and 17 shall not apply to an employer or self-employed person at a workplace where the exposure is restricted to a Group I HBA.