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Occupational Health and Safety Regulations for Escalators Amended

Department of Labour

An amendment has been introduced to the Incorporation of Safety Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations drawn up in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The schedule to the regulations was amended by replacing SANS 10360 with SANS 53015.

Labour Shines Light on Public Health Sector's OHS Non-Compliance

Department of Labour

The labour department has expressed, in a statement, its concern over the state of the public health sector’s non-compliance over Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) laws.

This was announced by the department’s Chief Inspector, Tibor Szana, at a Hazardous Biological Agents (HBA) seminar held in Port Elizabeth recently.

Minimum Wages in Domestic Worker and Cleaning Sectors Under Review

Department of Labour

The department of labour has announced the commencement of a review into minimum wages and conditions of employment in the domestic worker and contract cleaning sectors.

The announcement was made in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

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