What does the Act entails?
In terms of section 13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHS ACT) provides that without derogating from any specific duty imposed on an employer by this Act, every employer shall;
It is clear that OHS ACT, makes emphasis to the health and safety of employees and recognition of the health and safety representatives by employers.
In a nutshell, OHS ACT impose a duty on the Employer to comply with the provision of COIDA and to force inter alia precautionary measures to avoid hazards in the workplace.
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