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Health and safety in the workplace: How important is it?

A distinction is made between health and safety laws which are aimed at securing health and safety in the workplace, and the health and safety laws which provide for compensation in relation to occupational diseases and injuries (including fatal accidents).

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Public health implications of changing patterns of

3-8-2017The objective of this report was to provide a descriptive rather than an explanatory analysis of changing recruitment patterns in the South African mining industry, with a focus on their implications for the overlapping domains of occupational and public health.

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Documentation challenges for ex

14-7-2019"When we started sending names to the Medical Bureau of Occupational Diseases (MBOD) in South Africa last year we faced a challenge in that most of them didn't have the relevant information, which entail a works number, worker's travel document

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OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN MINES AND WORKS ACT 78 OF

Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No. 45 of 1975 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No. 117 of 1977 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No. 30 of 1978 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No. 83 of 1979 Pension Laws Amendment Act, No. 123 of 1984

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Claiming compensation for occupational injuries or

Claiming compensation for occupational injuries or diseases. A worker who works outside South Africa for more than 12 months at a time. caused by these conditions that are covered by the Compensation Fund are set out in Schedule 3 of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act

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COIDA AND ODMWA

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (Act No. 130 of 1993); and ODMWA: Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (Act No. 78 of 1973). A key focus of work by the gold industry working group on occupational lung disease (OLD) is to move current and future mine workers from the ODMWA compensation system to the COIDA one.

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SAFETY ACT (85 OF 1993)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SAFETY ACT (85 OF 1993) [ASSENTED TO 23 JUNE 1993] BE IT ENACTED by the State President and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, a mining area or any works as defined in the Minerals Act, 1991 (Act No. 50 of 1991), except in so far as that Act

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will be appointed in the second quarter of 2014/15 to assess the health risks at mines and works with a special emphasis on TB in mining. Legislative Amendments to Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, No 78 of 1973 (ODMWA) Two workshops have been held with the Advisory Committee members in November 2013 and June 2014.

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NIOH – National Institute for Occupational Health

The National National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH), is recognised internationally for excellence in research, service and training to support occupational health services not only in South Africa but also in Southern Africa

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South Africa: Historic Settlement Between Gold Industry

4-5-2018There are ten classes of claimants who, once properly certified, will be eligible for a benefit as follows: (Note: ODMWA = Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act) 1. Silicosis Class 1: R70,000; This is an early stage of silicosis (lung function impairment of up to 10%) which is not compensable in terms of ODMWA. 2.

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Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act

11-5-2018The Mail Guardian Online is South Africa's oldest quality news source on the web and Africa's first online newspaper. Oct 11, 2019 Toggle navigation. Toggle profile. Login Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act . Silicosis: Too late for some as gold mines pay up .

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WORKERS' COMPENSATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

related reasons causally linked to the job (i.e., workplace injuries and occupational diseases). The objective of this report is to look into the socioeconomic efficacy of workers' compensation in the Republic of South Africa, that is, into both the equitability and efficiency aspects of South

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JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED: PROTECTING MINERS

9 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 78 of 1973 (hereafter referred to as ODIMWA). 10 Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (hereafter referred to as COIDA). 11 Mankayi case. 12 Section 35(1) COIDA states that no action shall lie by an employee or any dependant of an employee for the recovery of damages

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Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act

It is Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act. Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act listed as ODMWA. Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act - How is Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act abbreviated? Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (South Africa) Suggest new definition. Want to thank TFD for its existence?

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Act No. 60,2002 OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN MINES AND WORKS

Act No. 60,2002 OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN MINES AND WORKS AMENDMENT ACT, 2002 E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:-Amendment of section 32 of Act 78 of 197 3 1. Section 32 of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act),

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Prevalence lung disease Botswana employed in the African

1992 mining in South Africa directly employed more than 600000 people.' More than 90% of those employed are black, migrantworkersfromrural districts. Since the by the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, Act 78 of 1973 (ODMWA). Silicosis, other pneumoconioses, chronic

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Occupational Health and Safety Law

Occupational Health and Safety Law is an accessible guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993 and its regulations. It includes the full Act and regulations, as well as other essential related legislation. The work is arranged into 5 parts. Part A provides the Act

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Silicosis: The gold mines' ambitious plan

19-7-2016Silicosis: The gold mines' ambitious plan One is the Ku-Riha project, to expedite the enormous backlog of unsettled compensation claims under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (ODIMWA) and as the gold industry continues to retrench in South Africa while moving production and exploration to other more

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Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act

We are the leading resource for freely available Legislation in South Africa and are used daily by thousands of professionals and industry leaders. With Acts you are guaranteed the latest and most up to date resource for your legislative needs. Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act,

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S. African mining firms support Gov't efforts in respect

25-7-2016While the Chamber of Mines and the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group are making a substantial contribution to the ongoing efforts to review and redesign South Africa's existing compensation systems, efforts have also continued to ensure that former employees receive all the benefits to which they are entitled.

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The difference between COIDA and ODMWA

Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (ODMWA) The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act provides compensation for occupational lung diseases in miners and ex-miners only. It is administered by the Medical Bureau for Occupational Disease (MBOD) which falls under the Department of Health Chief Directorate: Non Communicable Diseases.

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Trends in silicosis prevalence and the

Given the intimate association between silicosis and tuberculosis, understanding the epidemiology of the South African gold mining industry silicosis epidemic is essential to current initiatives to control both silicosis and tuberculosis in this population, one of the most heavily affected globally. The study's objectives were to compare the

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SA mining health compensation seen as complex,

30-7-2010Besides having significant monetary and safety challenges, the mining industry is also faced with the challenge of regulated health compensation issues. Compensation anomalies relating to health issues, such as silicosis and noise-induced hearing loss, are still a

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Compensation Commission for Occupational Diseases

It further included the compensation for occupational diseases (workers ex-workers in controlled mines works) (R140m). R2.9m in pensions covered 188 pensioners and the Eastern Cape project (R54 000 to 20 claimants). He noted however that there were some actuarial valuations problems. Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases briefing

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ODMWA

ODMWA is listed in the World's largest and most authoritative Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (South Africa) Suggest new definition. Want to thank been a noticeable decline in the coverage and quality of workers' compensation services provided to ex-miners under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act

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Occupational health, occupational illness: tuberculosis

The health department of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa collects morbidity and mortality data but does (Cowie, 1987). In 1994, the Occupational Disease in Mines and Works Act was revised in a way that reduced miners entitlement to compensation and since then miners with occupational diseases including tuberculosis and a post

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Coal miners next to launch lung disease compensation claims

4-5-2018The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace Commission and Richard Spoor Attorneys say coal miners are the next in line to seek compensation for occupational lung diseases. The battle to secure justice for sick miners in South Africa is not over. We are working with Richard Spoor Attorneys to demand

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The crisis of tuberculosis and silicosis in the South

• South Africa is unique in having a statutory lung autopsy system - The crisis of tuberculosis and silicosis in the South African mining industry 1. Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act - is in crisis and needs urgent reform1 • Underfunded, understaffed

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Silicosis Claims In The South African Mining Industry

24-2-2015South Africa Energy and Natural Resources Clyde Co 24 Feb 2015. South Africa: Silicosis Claims In The South African Mining Industry. Last Updated: 24 February 2015. most recently codified in terms of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 78 of 1973 (ODIMWA), was developed and operated for the benefit of mine workers.

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Occupational Medical Practitioner in Johannesburg

2-10-2019Occupational Medical Practitioner Requirements: ChB Degree or equivalent Recognised Specialist Occupational Medicine Qualification Registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa Extensive knowledge of an insight into the Mine Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Compensation for

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