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Update: Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (85/1993)


Occupational Health and Safety Act: Regulations: General safety: Applications to provide first aid training must be accompanied by valid accreditation certificate


The Chief Inspector of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, has published a notice of direction to all applications for approval from a person or organisation who wants to provide First Aid training approved by the Chief Inspector, with a valid accreditation certificate issued by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).


The providers that is already registered with the Department of Labour, will after the promulgation of this notice, be granted 12 months to be accredited with Quality Assurance Bodies.


All service providers who fail to register within the given period will be automatically be de-registered from the Department of Labour database and will no longer be recognized as legitimate service providers.


This notice is an amendment to the previous notice issued on the 30 September 2016.


Link to download of the notice: R.827 of 2017


Tinus Boshoff


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