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


Hazardous Chemical Substances Regulations, 1995

4. Duties of persons who may be exposed to hazardous chemical substances



Every person who is or may be exposed, shall obey a lawful instruction given by or on behalf of the employer or a self employed person, regarding:

a) the prevention of an HCS from being released;
b) the wearing of personal protective equipment;
c) the wearing of monitoring equipment to measure personal exposure;
d) the reporting for health evaluations and biological tests as required by these regulations;
e) the cleaning up and disposal of materials containing HCS;
f) housekeeping at the workplace, personal hygiene and environmental and health practices; and
g) information and training as contemplated in regulation 3.