Occupational Health and Safety Act and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Text and Commentary

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Text and Commentary

This loose-leaf work contains the Occupational Health and Safety and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Acts, with up-to-date commentary, in one useful compendium.  It provides guidance on occupational injuries, health and safety policies, the reporting of incidents and formal inquiries into workplace injuries. The publication also features a discussion on work-related post-traumatic stress disorder and compensation.

Detailed Information

  • Title: Occupational Health and Safety Act and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act: Text and Commentary
  • Author: PS Benjamin
  • Publisher: Juta
  • ISBN/ISSN: 9780702181573
  • Format: Loose-leaf

This loose-leaf work contains the Occupational Health and Safety and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Acts, with up-to-date commentary, in one useful compendium.  It provides guidance on occupational injuries, health and safety policies, the reporting of incidents and formal inquiries into workplace injuries. The publication also features a discussion on work-related post-traumatic stress disorder and compensation.

Contents Include:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and commentary
    • Introduction
    • Scope and definitions
    • The Advisory Council on Occupational Health and Safety
    • Duties under the Act and Regulations
    • Safety representatives and safety committees
    • The inspectorate
    • Incidents: Reporting, investigations and inquiries
    • Employee protections
    • Criminal offences
    • Regulations
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 and commentary
    • Introduction
    • Administration of the Act
    • Employer’s obligations
    • Key definitions
    • The claims process
    • Occupational diseases
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder
    • Benefits
    • Claims involving negligence
    • Legal proceedings

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