A-Z mine health & safety act (MHSA)

Course description

The course offers the learner the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the Mine Health Safety Act (MHSA) and applicable regulations. Learners will gain knowledge of duties for employer and employees as well as the tripartite institutions.

Summative assessment

  • Written assessment to be done at the end of the course, Learners must achieve a minimum of 65%

Course outline

  • Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA):
    • Definitions
    • Regulations
    • Mine and Works Regulations
  • Legal appointments
  • Duties of:
    • Employer
    • Employees
    • Suppliers
    • HSE Representatives
    • HSE Committee
  • The Inspectorate’s
    • powers
    • duties
  • Requirements for machinery
  • Occupational health (mining)
  • Occupational hygiene (mining)
  • Environmental issues
  • Safe declaration
  • Roles and responsibilities