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Department of Labour hosts Construction Sector Seminar ahead of implementation of new Construction Regulations 2014

 

Newly-appointed Department of Labour Deputy Director-General of Inspection and Enforcement (IES), Aggy Moiloa is to deliver a keynote address during the department’s Construction Sector Seminar on the 2020 vision for the Construction Health Safety Industry.

 

The Construction Sector Seminar will be held at the Emperor’s Palace in Boksburg on Thursday (July 9). It will on July 8 be preceded by the an intensive training of the department’s inspectors - who will be responsible for the administering of the new Construction Regulations 2014 which comes into effect in August; and how to administer the permits that will regulate the management of construction projects.

 

The new Construction Regulations were promulgated in 2014. The implementation of the new Construction Regulations was necessitated by a need to work towards creating safe and healthy working environments in construction and maintenance sites in South Africa

 

The Seminar is held under the theme: “Construction Regulations 2014 - Implementation Phase”.

 

The launch of the new Construction Regulations 2014 is intended to advance the “Zero Harm” initiative in workplaces and promote a meaningful social dialogue in occupational health and safety matters.

 

Other issues to be discussed during the seminar include a presentation on new innovations regarding ‘Letter of Good standing’; key aspects of the construction industry and the Construction Regulations 2014; and registration of health and safety professionals.

 

Details of the event

Date:   09 July 2015

Venue:   Emperor’s Palace, Boksburg.

Time:   08:30 to 15:00

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