Klass Looch Associates

Employer OHS Champion since 1986 

MHS Act Section 22. Employees' duties for health and safety.

Every employee at a mine, while at that mine, must -

(a) take reasonable care to protect their own health and safety;

(b) take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of other persons who may be affected by any act or omission of that employee;

(c) use and take proper care of protective clothing, and other health and safety facilities and equipment provided for the protection, health or safety of that employee and other employees;

(d) report promptly to their immediate supervisor any situation which the employee believes presents a risk to the health or safety of that employee or any other person, and with which the employee cannot properly deal;

(e) co-operate with any person to permit compliance with the duties and responsibilities placed on that person in terms of this Act; and

(f) comply with prescribed health and safety measures.