The business has a written H&S policy that is implemented in the workplace.

What does this mean?

  • The business needs to have a clearly written Health and Safety (H&S) policy which includes the safety of all employees and guests in all areas of the business.
  • The policy not only needs to be written, but also implemented.

What do I do?

  • The following website provides a wealth of information on H&S:

http://www.skillsportal.co.za/train/training_providers/course/223-nosa/3163-samtrac-safety-health-and-enviroment-management-training-course

  • An example of a H&S policy can be found in the Resource Centre.
  • When writing your policy be sure to include all the points in the acts below as relevant to your business:

Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993 (OHSA)
Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, 1993