Under Health and Safety legislation all have duties, including employees. You cannot comply with your duties unless you understand them, and a safe working environment cannot be properly maintained without employee Co-operation.
The occupation Health & Safety Act No. 85 of 1993 and Regulations is there to provide the required specifications that are needed on construction sites. It is often aimed at the employer; however, it is also the responsibility of the worker to ensure that the requirements are being implemented to ensure their own safety. Following the rules is an important skill to develop.
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