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Health and Safety Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 of 1993)

The primary legal document informing health and safety in the workplace.

Rhodes University Policies and Protocols:

The University has a number of policies to support health and safety concerns, icluding:


  • SA Labour Guide: guidelines on how to interpret the OHS Act in terms of labour, health and safety, and how to implement safe practices in the workplace

  • Questions and Answers: Health & Safty Forum managed by SA Labour Guide, provides guidance and advice

Other legal documents:

Informing health and safety in the workplace (in alphabetical order)

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Return to Rhodes University's Safety front page. Questions/Suggestions? Contact safety(at)ru.ac.za

Last Modified: Fri, 18 May 2018 16:20:18 SAST