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Department of Labour brings together Construction Sector experts to discuss health and safety

by lloyd last modified 2017-03-01 18:07

1 March 2017

The Department of Labour is to host a Construction Sector Seminar to bring together industry experts and role players to discuss health and safety matters afflicting the sector.

The Seminar to be held in partnership with the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP), a statutory organisation established to regulate Construction Management and Construction Project Management Professionals to protect the public, will be held under the theme: “Collective responsibility for construction health and safety”.

The Seminar will be held at The Square: Boutique Hotel and Spa in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal. The two-day Seminar is expected to be attended by 250 delegates from the department and industry.

Department of Labour Deputy Director-General of the Inspection and Enforcement Services, Aggy Moiloa is to deliver a keynote address. She will share the platform with the Department of Labour Chief Inspector, Tibor Szana.

There will also be expert speakers from the Department and its entities, the construction sector, independent consultants, industry bodies and labour representatives.

Seminar discussion topics will focus on Vision 2020 which focuses on the construction health and safety in the sector; global key aspects of construction health and safety; an inspector’s perspective of construction health and safety in South Africa; business perspective of construction health and safety in South Africa; organised labour perspective of construction health and safety in South Africa; an independent perspective of construction health and safety in South Africa.

There will also be a presentation on the Construction Regulations 2014 with regards to permits, exemptions and guidelines. The Seminar will conclude with a panel discussion.

N.B: Media is invited to the Construction Seminar.

Details of the event

Date     :   09-10 March 2017

Venue  :   The Square: Boutique Hotel and Spa in Umhlanga Emperor’s Palace, Boksburg.

Time     :   08:30am

Issued by:

Department of Labour spokesman

Teboho Thejane

082 697 0694


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