HAS-CON | Safety Health and Environment Companion

Product Updates

Version 8

Included the following new amendments in the Generic Audit Companion:
   
12 October 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 41065 dated 25 August 2017. Amended question 3.18.

  
12 August 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 41037 dated 11 August 2017. Amended question 13.47.

 

Amendments were made to Generic Audit Companion including each of the following:
   
Added Guideline Notes to questions for each of the following Legislation:
- Sections of the Act
- Electrical Installation Regulation
- Driven Machinery Regulations
- Lifts, Escalator & Passenger Conveyor Regulation
- Pressure Equipment Regulation
- Construction Regulation

  
Included changes to General Safety Regulation questions in accordance to requirements of Government Gazette No. 41037 dated 11 August 2017.

Version 8

Reformatted part of the Construction Audit Assistant and also included the following new legislation references / amendments:
   
24 July 2016:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 39025 Occupational Health and Safety Act: Inclusion of additional questions for Construction Regulation No.3
.
  
02 June 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 40883 Occupational Health and Safety Act: Guidelines for the Construction Regulations.

Version 8

Reformatted part of the Audit Companion and also included the following new legislation references / amendments:
   
31 March 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 40734 Occupational Health and Safety Act: Driven Machinery Regulation guidelines.

  
24 March 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 40713 Occupational Health and Safety Act: Incorporation of health and safety standards into Pressure Equipment Regulations.
   
  
17 February 2017:
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE No. 40622 Occupational Health and Safety Act: Incorporation of Code of Practice for Zip lines into the Driven Machinery Regulations.
        

Amendment

Updated Audit Companion to include the reference to the Code of Practice for existing Goods Hoist Installations as per Government Gazette No.40594 dated 3 February 2017.

Amendment

Updated Audit Companion to include notice to read with General Safety Regulation 3.(4)(a) regarding valid accreditation certificate issued by HWSETA as per Government Gazette No.40313 dated 30 September 2016.

Amendment

Replacement of SANS 10360 in Lifts, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations with SANS 53015 as per Government Gazette amendment dated 16 March 2016 no.39817.

Amendment

Incorporation of Safety Standards into Electrical Installation Regulations as per Government Gazette amendment dated 11 December 2015, no.39504.

Amendment

Updated Construction Regulation 3 questions in Generic & Construction Audit Manual and Report as per requirements of Government Gazette No.39025, dated 24 July 2015.
   
Updated Section 7.1 questions in Generic Audit Manual and Report as per requirements of Government Gazette No.39099, dated 14 August 2015.    
  
Included a comment in Generic Audit Manual Update Record for auditee to take cognisance of the inclusion of the SANAS accreditation as a requirement for approval as an Approved Inspection Authority as per S.43.(1)(b)(xii). For details, refer to Government Gazette No.39128, dated 21 August 2015.    
  
Included a comment in Generic and Lift, Escalator and Passenger Audit Manual Update Record for auditee to take cognisance of the guideline made available for the interpretation of the L.E.P.C.R. For details, refer to Government Gazette No.39132, dated 28 August 2015.         
Updated Driven Machinery questions in Generic & Machinery Audit Manual and Report as per requirements of Government Gazette No.39252, dated 02 October 2015.    
  

Included a comment in Generic & Machinery Audit Manual Update Record for auditee to take cognisance of the correction notice for several D.M.R. Definitions and D.M.R. 21.(4). For details, refer to Government Gazette No.39253, dated 02 October 2015..

Amendment

Entire product has been updated with the requirements of the new DRIVEN MACHINERY REGULATIONS of 2015. The new D.M.R. of 2015 was promulgated by Government Gazettes No. 38904 & 38905 of 24 June 2015 and will come into effect from 30 September 2015.
   
All SABS document reference numbers were updated to the new SANS DOCUMENT NUMBERS in the Audit Manual and Audit Report. For convenience, additional, popular SANS Standard document references have also been added.
   
Added an icon with a hyperlink to the SABS STANDARD CATALOGUE in the Audit Manual. Detailed searches can now be made for specific Standards and their descriptions. All users are advised to update their product as soon as possible.

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