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Commentary to the Construction Regulations, 2014

The new Construction Regulations, 2014 repealed the old Construction Regulations, 2003.

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409122077

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The new Construction Regulations, 2014 repealed the old Construction Regulations, 2003.

The new Construction Regulations, 2014 contains commentary to the new regulations highlighting the important differences between the old and new regulations. The new regulations impose stringent health and safety obligations and customers need to understand and comply with such obligations.

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Table of contents

General

1 - Introduction

2 - The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (“The OHASA�)

3 - The common law duty of the employer to take reasonable care for the health and safety of employees

4 - Comparison between the old Regulations and the new Regulations

New Regulations

5 - Regulation 1: Definitions

6 - Regulation 2: Scope of application

7 - The common law duty of the employer to take reasonable care for the health and safety of employees

8 - Comparison between the old Regulations and the new Regulations

9 - Regulation 6: Duties of designer

10 - Regulation 7: Duties of principal contractor and contractor

11 - Regulation 8: Management and supervision of construction work

12 - Regulation 9: Risk assessment for construction work

13 - Regulation 10: Fall protection

14 - Regulation 11: Structures

15 - Regulation 12: Temporary works

16 - Regulation 13: Excavation

17 - Regulation 14: Demolition work

18 - Regulation 15: Tunnelling

19 - Regulation 16: Scaffolding

20 - Regulation 17: Suspended platforms

21 - Regulation 18: Rope access work

22 - Regulation 19: Material hoists

23 - Regulation 20:Bulk mixing plant

24 - Regulation 21: Explosive actuated fastening device

25 - Regulation 22: Cranes

26 - Regulation 23: Construction vehicles and mobile plant

27 - Regulation 24: Electrical installations and machinery on construction sites

28 - Regulation 25: Use and temporary storage of flammable liquids on construction sites

29 - Regulation 26: Water environments

30 - Regulation 27: Housekeeping and general safeguarding on construction sites

31 - Regulation 28: Stacking and storage on construction sites

32 - Regulation 29: Fire precautions on construction sites

33 - Regulation 30: Construction employees' facilities

34 - Regulation 31: Construction health and safety technical committee

35 - Regulation 32: Approved Inspection Authority

36 - Regulation 33: Offences and penalties

37 - Regulation 34: Repeal of regulations and commencement

38 - Regulation 35: Short title

Schedules

SCH 1 - Application for a permit to do construction work (Annexure 1 to the New Regulations)

SCH 2 - Notification of construction work (Annexure 2 to the New Regulations)

SCH 3 - Medical certificate of fitness (Annexure 3 to the New Regulations)

SCH 4 - Board Notice 113 of Government Gazette 36525, dated 31 May 2013

SCH 5 - Board Notice 114 of Government Gazette 36525, dated 31 May 2013

SCH 6 - Board Notice 115 of Government Gazette 36525, dated 31 May 2013

SCH 7 - Government Notice R.85 of Government Gazette 37305, dated 7 February 2014

SCH 8 - Government Notice R.227 of Government Gazette 37491, dated 4 April 2014

SCH 9 - Government Notice R.647 of Government Gazette 37492, dated 29 August 2014

SCH 10 - List of written appointments in terms of the New Regulations

SCH 11 - Flowcharts 1 and 2 – Reflecting various appointments in terms of the New Regulations