Important legislation relating to Health and Safety:
Section 24 of the South African constitution: Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well being and to have the environment protected through reasonable legislative measures.
Section 8 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
General duties of employers to their employees
Every employer shall provide and maintain, as far as is reasonably practicable, an environment that is safe and without risk to the health of his employees.
Section 13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Duty to inform
The employer has the responsibility to inform the employee of what hazards he/she might be exposed to in the workplace.
Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act
Workers who are injured or contract a disease through their work are able to claim from the Compensation Fund in accordance with the COIDA Act.
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