HOME MINING NEWS BLOG DOWNLOADS TRAINING PARTNERS LEGAL MINING LAWS ABOUT US CONTACT US
(GMT +2)
 
Mining Laws
Skip Navigation Links.   Mine Health and Safety Act No. 29 of 1996

The Act has been updated up to and including the regulations published in Government Gazette No. 29458 dated 15 December 2006

To provide for protection of the health and safety of employees and other persons at mines and, for that purpose--

  • to promote a culture of health and safety;
     
  • to provide for the enforcement of health and safety measures;
     
  • to provide for appropriate systems of employee, employer and State participation in health and safety matters;
     
  • to establish representative tripartite institutions to review legislation, promote health and enhance properly targeted research;
     
  • to provide for effective monitoring systems and inspections, investigations and inquiries to improve health and safety;
     
  • to promote training and human resources development;
     
  • to regulate employers' and employees' duties to identify hazards and eliminate, control and minimise the risk to health and safety;
     
  • to entrench the right to refuse to work in dangerous conditions; and
     
  • to give effect to the public international law obligations of the Republic relating to mining health and safety;
     
  • and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Share Article
Quick Links
News
  • Dargues Gold Mine EPC Contract Awar
  • Local Kwagga small plant from Hire
  • SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd is Preferre
  • Stabila Sets a New Standard for Dig
  • Ideal Wear Solution from Truck Beds
  • Bauxite Mining with Surface Miners
  • Upat Introduces Fastest Cordless Ty
  • fischer SaMontec from Upat Revoluti
  • Diversification, Drone Technology S
  • Wirtgen Slipform Pavers Leveraging
  •        Articles
  • What to Consider When Hiring Equipm
  • How to Apply for Mining Finance
  • Top Tips for Improving Welding Safe
  • Behaviour based safety programmes r
  • Training and preparedness the steps
  • DRA Sets Gold Standard On Elikhulu
  • How drones are assisting companies
  • Dangerous jobs: what is and is not
  • Safety Tips for Working With a Dump
  • Ways to Reduce Oil Costs on Mining
  •        Useful Links
  • Mining Laws
  • Training
  • Downloads
  • Blog
  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • Home  |   Contact  |   Browser  |   Disclaimer  |   Privacy Policy  |   CMS    
    © 2019 Mining Safety