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

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Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2010

4. Design and construction

 

(1) Subject to regulation 3(2), no person shall use, install or modify, or permit the use, installation or modification, of any lift, escalator or passenger conveyor unless—
(a) such lift, escalator or passenger conveyor has been designed and constructed or modified in accordance with the relevant standard incorporated for this purpose into these Regulations under section 44 of the Act; and
(b) the requirements of the National Building Regulations, if applicable, have been complied with.

 

(2) The user shall ensure that all the electrical components of a lift, escalator or passenger conveyor which is installed in a location where there is a danger of fire or  explosion due to the presence, occurrence or development of explosive or flammable atmospheres or where explosive articles are manufactured, handled or stored, comply with regulation 8 of the Electrical Machinery Regulations, 1988, promulgated by Government Notice No. R. 1593 of 12 August 1988, as well as the Explosives Regulations, promulgated by Government Notice No. R. 109 of 17 January 2003.