South African Mine Health and Safety Act - Amended Regulations Relating to Explosives and Competent Persons for Explosives Published
by Willem Le Roux, Pieter Colyn, Celeste Coles, Warren Hendricks, Tyla Foster, Gerhard Ehlers, Juantia Veremeulen
Published: October, 2018
Submission: October, 2018
Earlier this year, the Minister of Mineral Resources (the “minister”) published a notice amending Chapter 4 of the regulations relating to explosives, binding in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996. The regulations will come into effect at the end of the 2018 year.
Important changes in the amended regulations include:
South African Mine Health and Safety Act – amended regulations relating to explosives and competent persons for explosives published
by the mine and occupational health and safety department
Click here to view a copy of the notice. Also on 14 September 2018, the minister published a notice amending Chapter 22 of the regulations regarding the requirements to qualify as a competent person in respect of explosives. Three particular certificates are now listed as being required to qualify as a “competent person” as envisaged in terms of Regulation 4.4(1) of the Explosives Regulations.
Click here to view a copy of the notice.
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