This title serves to provide for protection of the health and safety of employees and other persons and mines.
This title also serves to:
to promote a culture of health and safety;
to provide for the appropriate systmes of employees, employer and State participation in health and safety matters;
to establish representative tripartite institutions to review legislation, promote health and enhance properly targeted research;
to provide for effective monitoring systems and inspections, investigations and inquiries to improve health and safety;
to provide training and human resources development;
to regulate employers and employees duties to identify hazards and eliminate, control and minimise the risk to health and safety;
to entrench the right to refuse to work in dangerous conditions; and
to give effect to the public international law obligations of the Republic relating to mining health and safety.