SANAS Accreditation for Labour Inspectors

Department of Labour

The department of labour has issued a notice declaring that certain Approved Inspection Authorities have to be South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) accredited.

This announcement was published in Notice 758 in Government Gazette 39128 and relates to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The requirement applies to Approved Inspection Authorities tasked with performing inspection services in terms of the following Regulations:

•    Asbestos Regulations 8, 18 and 21;
•    Hazardous Biological Agents Regulation 12;
•    Hazardous Chemical Substances Regulations 6 and 12;
•    Lead Regulations 7 and 14; and
•    Noise Induced Hearing Loss Regulation 7.

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