OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 OF 1993: NOTICE OF DIRECTION IN TERMS OF SECTION 27(2) OF THE ACT, READ WITH REGULATION 3(11) OF THE COMMERCIAL DIVING REGULATIONS: RENEWAL OF DIVING ENTITIES PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR
Notice Title: Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (“OHSA”): Notice of Direction in terms of Section 27(2) of the OHSA, read with regulation 3(11) of the Commercial Diving Regulations: Renewal of Diving Entities previously issued by the Department of Employment and Labour
Government Notice: GN 2242 in GG 46669 on 6 July 2022
Commencing date: 6 July 2022
The Acting Minister of Employment and Labour (“the Minister”) gave notice that all commercial divers, diving supervisors diving instructors and commercial diving schools are hereby instructed to re-apply for a registration certificate as required by regulation 3(11) of the Commercial Diving Regulations, GNR 2091 of 20 May 2022 (“CDR”).
For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
How to ensure compliance at my operations?
Commercial diving schools should submit the applications to the Department within 6 months (i.e. before 5 January 2023).
Commercial divers, diving supervisors, and diving instructors certified before the promulgation of the CDR should submit applications within 24 months (i.e. before 5 July 2024)
For assistance or queries please contact Gert van der Waal at firstname.lastname@example.org.