Occupational Health

Department of Labour Website

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This site contains detailed information on Unemployment Insurance Fund, including instructions on how to make payments to and how to claim from the Fund. There are also sample documents and forms.

Department of Labour: Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases

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This site contains detailed information on claiming compensation for occupational injuries and diseases, including guides explaining how compensation works, forms that need to be completed, current medical tariffs and applicable legislation.

Department of Labour: Occupational Health and Safety

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This site contains detailed information on Occupational Health and Safety including the relevant Acts, Forms and Guidelines.

Occupational Health Services

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Occupational health is concerned with the health and safety of employees at work. The aim of the occupational health services is to promote a healthy, safe and satisfactory work environment, and a healthy, active and productive worker. However, there are workplaces that are unsafe and that affect the health of the workers.

Reporting a Hazardous Workplace

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The Occupational Health and Safety Act gives workers the right to a healthy and safe work environment. It tells management to set up safety representatives and safety committees in the workplace. It also regulates things like toilets, change rooms, first aid, drinking water, washing facilities, protective clothing, machinery, stacking and packing, ladders, fire, ventilation, lighting, temperature, noise and asbestos.