OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT, 1993 (ACT NO. 85 OF 1993: NOTICE REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATIONS 14, 14A, 14B, 14C AND 14D OF THE REGULATIONS FOR HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL AGENTS, 2021 AS AMENDED
Notice Title: Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (“OHSA”): Notice regarding Implementation of Regulations 14, 14A, 14B, 14C and 14D of the Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents, 2021 as amended
Government Notice: GN 2056 in GG 46299 on 29 April 2022
Commencing date: 29 April 2022
The Chief Inspector, under section 40(3)(b) of the OHSA, granted a temporary exemption from 29 September 2022 to manufacturers and/or suppliers of chemicals that they may continue to supply existing stock-in-trade that are non-GHS (Globally Harmonised System for the classification and labelling) compliant, provided that the chemical was manufactured or imported (landed and not in transit) prior to 29 September 2022.
The exemption will be for a period of 12 months, ending 30 September 2023, when all labelling and safety data sheet shall be GHS compliant.
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