DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR
NOTICE REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF ERGONOMICS RISK ASSESSMENT AND MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE IN TERMS OF REGULATIONS 6 AND 8 OF THE ERGONOMICS REGULATIONS OF 2019, RESPECTIVELY
Under section 40(3)(b) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993, as amended), I, Tibor Szana, appointed as chief inspector in terms of section 27(1) of the said Act, and by virtue of the powers delegated to me by the Minister of Employment and Labour, in terms of section 42(1) of the said Act, hereby grant the following temporary exemption from Regulations 6 and 8 of the Ergonomics Regulation of 2019 in terms of section 40 of the said Act:
For an employer to perform an ergonomics risk assessment and place an employee under medical surveillance, until the 30th June 2021.
Tibor Szana (Mr)
Chief Inspector: Occupational Health and Safety