OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT, 1993: AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS FOR HAZARDOUS BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
Notice Title: Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (“OHSA”): Amendments to the Regulations for Hazardous Biological Agents
Government Notices: GN 2693 in GG 47413 on 21 October 2022
Commencing date: 31 October 2022
The Minister of Employment and Labour, in terms of section 43 of the OHSA made amendments to the Regulations for Hazardous Biological Agents, GNR 1887 published on 16 March 2022.
Amendments include amongst other:
- Inclusion of definition for “vulnerable employee”
- Some corrections in respect of cross-referencing under regulation 4 relating to information, instruction and training.
- Updates to Annexure A: Table 4
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