Do you know what Occupational Health is?

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Do you know what “Occupational Health” is? Read the full definition below:

“Occupational Health is an area concerned with the safety, health and wealth of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. It may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment”. Read more by clicking this link

In South Africa,the “Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act(Act 181 of 1993)
states the following:

To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery; the protection of persons other than persons at work against hazards to health and safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work; to establish an advisory council for occupational health and safety; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”

Download Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

Reference; Wikipedia 

 

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