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

Driven Machinery Regulations, 1988

National Code of Practice for the Training Providers of Lifting Machine Operators (2015)

11. Certification

 

 

(11.1) An initial certificate of competence must include the following information:

 

No certificates will be issued on re-certification for the same unit standard

(a) name and logo of the accredited provider or authorised body;
(b) address of accredited provider;
(c) accreditation number of provider;
(d) certificate identification or serial number;
(e) identification of Act and Regulation;
(f) initials and surname of operator;
(g) identification number of operator;
(h) lifting machine code, code description of equipment, attachments and capacity;
(i) registration number of Learning Material;
(j) restrictions of operation;
(k) registration number of facilitator and assessor;
(I) unit standard number and credit value;
(m) date of issue and
(n) authorising signature.

 

(11.2) A carry card will be valid for a period of up to 24 months, and must be issued upon certification or re- certification and must include the following information:
(o) name and logo of the accredited provider or authorised body;
(p) certificate identification or serial number;
(q) nitials and surname of operator;
(r) identification number of operator;
(s) lifting machine code, code description of equipment, attachments and capacity;
(t) restrictions of operation;
(u) unit standard number and credit value;
(v) registration number of facilitator and assessor;
(w) date of issue and validity period (24 months); and
(x) authorising signature.

 

(11.3) The Authorised Body will issue a "Statement of Results" to competent learners/operators.

 

(11.4) No person shall operate any equipment covered by this Code of Practice without a valid certificate of competence and a carry card required by the applicable regulation published under the Occupational Health and Safety Act or any other applicable Act.