Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)
Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009
19. Fire extinguishers
|(1)||No user shall use, require or permit the use of a fire extinguisher unless designed, constructed, filled, recharged, reconditioned, modified, repaired, inspected or tested in accordance with the relevant safety standard incorporated into these Regulations under section 44 of the Act.|
|(2)||No person shall fill, recharge, recondition, modify, repair, inspect or test any fire extinguisher unless such person is an authorised person employed by a permit holder: Provided that a permit is issued by an organisation approved by the chief inspector.|
|(3)||Applications for approval shall include proof of accreditation as prescribed in subregulation (4), and shall include full contact details and address information.|
|(4)||The chief inspector's approval shall be subject to a valid accreditation certificate issued by the accreditation authority: Provided that the chief inspector may set additional requirements before granting approval.|
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