Where there are more than 20 employees, the employer must appoint, in writing, a health and safety representative for the workplace, or portions thereof.
An employer must establish a Health and Safety Committee in respect of a workplace where two or more Health and Safety Representatives have been appointed.
The employer or user of the plant or machinery, as the case may be, must report each incident occurring at work to an inspector within the prescribed period and in the prescribed manner.
An employer in respect of any workplace in which explosives are to be used, must apply to the chief inspector in writing for a licence in respect of such workplace.
The employer must appoint a competent explosives manager for any workplace where explosives are utilised.
The employer must appoint one or more competent assistants to the explosives manager.
Notification must be given to the supplier prior to the commencement of installation work requiring a new or increased supply of electricity.
In the event that asbestos is encountered, an employer must notify the provincial director in writing of any "asbestos work"
Regulation 3(1) (effective 07 August 2015)
The client must apply to the provincial director for a construction work permit at least 30 days prior to the commencement of construction work. There are various sub-duties that need to be complied with in order to submit the application for the permit, including, amongst others, the appointment of a competent and qualified agent, principal contractor(s), designer, construction manager, etc. See also regulation 3(5) in this regard.
With regard to construction work other than that catered for in Regulation 3, written notification of such construction work must be given to the provincial director at least 7 days prior to such construction work commencing.
The client must appoint every principal contractor in writing for the project or part thereof on the construction site.
Where a fatality or permanent disabling injury occurs on a construction site, the client must ensure that the contractor provides the provincial director with a report.
Where a construction work permit is required as contemplated in regulation 3 (1), the client must appoint an "agent"
The employer must submit a completed prescribed form prior to installing any new or used lift, escalator or passenger conveyor.
In the event that a lift does not operate automatically, the user of a lift must appoint a lift operator, who has been instructed on the dangers involved in the operation of a lift.
The user must appoint a person to examine and maintain a lift.
The employer must appoint a competent person as supervisor of machinery.
In the event that certain notifiable substances are present on the premises, the employer must notify the divisional inspector of same.
The employer must notify the chief inspector, provincial director and relevant local government in writing of the erection of any "major hazard installation".
In the event of an incident occurring (as set out in section 24 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993), the employer has certain duties to report same in a prescribed manner.
Prior to the operation of any transportation plant, the user thereof must be in the possession of written authorisation from an inspector.
Prior to the operation of any transportation plant, the user thereof must apply for written authorisation from a divisional inspector.
Where there are more than 10 employees at a workplace, a person competent in first aid must be readily available during working hours.
Where work is done in confined spaces, a person trained in resuscitation must be appointed by the employer.