Health and Safety

Labour Minister Laments Construction Deaths

Department of Labour: Media Release

Information provided by the Department of Labour


 

The Department of Labour regrets the loss of life of the two workers who were trapped in a collapsed trench in Modderfontein yesterday (Thur). Labour Minister, Nelisiwe Oliphant, has sent her condolences to the bereaved families in this hour of need.  “Our inspectors  are scouring the area for any clues of what might have happened and preliminary findings have revealed that the two employees were covered by the dislodgement of soil that was not supported to prevent it from collapsing,” said Chief Inspector, Thobile Lamati. 

The Department of Labour has issued a prohibition notice to stop operations so as to allow inspectors to finalise their investigations.  A contravention notice was also issued due to the lack of shoring.  Investigations are continuing.

 

 

Courses and Workshops

 

                   

 

COVID-19 Workplace Compliance Health, Safety and Claims Management Course

11 & 12 March 2021 (08:30 - 13:00)

Interactive Online Course 

AARTO and the Impact on Your Business

12 March 2021 (09:00 - 12:00) (Fully Booked)

Interactive Online Course

09 April 2021 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course

Managing Poor Performance/ Incapacity

12 March 2021 (09:00 - 12:00) (Fully Booked)

Interactive Online Course

26 March 2021 (09:00 - 12:00) (Fully Booked)

Interactive Online Course

25 March 2021 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course 

Employment Equity Committee Training

17 March 2021 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

Basic Labour Relations

18 March 2021 (09:00 - 16:00) (Fully Booked)

Interactive Online Course

08 April 2021 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

POPIA: Protection of Personal Information Act

19 March 2021 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course

Management and Leadership Skills

24, 25 & 26 March 2021 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

Incident Investigation of Work-Related Injuries and Diseases Course

25 March 2021 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management

08 April 2021 (08:30 – 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

 

 Our Clients 

 

Android App On Google Play

Android App On Google Play