The Department of Labour under the Electrical and Mechanical
Engineering directorate, will be hosting a workshop on Driven Machinery
Regulations in the Mpumalanga province (19 February 2019).
The workshop will bring together
occupational health and safety inspectors, casino property owners,
smelters, lifting machinery associations, lifting machinery entities,
factories and lifting machinery training providers.
The workshop aims to promote health and
safety within the Driven Machinery industry and will also sensitize
attending stakeholders on the latest developments on the Driven
The driven machineries include
conveyors, cranes, compressors, lifts, air cutting machine, chillers,
CNC machines and all machines in the plant.
The Driven Machinery regulations
establish procedures for dealing with driven machinery in the workplace
and regulate enforcement of the law.
The workshop will amongst others unpack
procedures on the role of the National Regulator for Compulsory
Specifications (NRCS) on imported lifting machines, safety of
woodworking machines, compliance of air-conditioning plants with
regulations and noise induced hearing loss.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
is a directorate under the Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES)
branch and it manages the development of electrical and mechanical
The media is invited.
Venue: Department of Labour Mpumalanga
Time: 09:00 – 14h00
Enquiries: Tshepo Mothosi
Contact: 012 309 4340 / 076 755
Department of Labour Spokesperson
082 697 0694
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