Notice regarding application of the construction Regulations 2014

Under section 40(3)(b) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993), I,
Thobile Lamati, 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 Labour, in terms of section 42(1) of the said Act,
hereby grant the following temporary exemptions in terms of section 40 of the said Act:
Registration with the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management
Professions (SACPCMP) as contemplated in regulation 5(8) of the following categories of
construction health and safety professionals until the 6th August 2015.

1. Regulation 5 (7)(b)
"An agent contemplated in subregulations (5) and (6) must-be registered with a statutory
body approved by the Chief Inspector as qualified to perform the required functions."

2. Regulations 8 (6)
"No contractor may appoint a construction health and safety officer to assist in the control of
health and safety related aspects on the site unless he or she is reasonably satisfied that the
construction health and safety officer that he or she intends to appoint is registered with a
statutory body approved by the Chief Inspector and has the necessary competencies and
resources to assist the contractor"

Thobile Lamati
Chief Inspector  (Construction Regulations)

Posted date: 20th Nov 2014
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