Safety Officer Appointment

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Safety Officer Appointment

Unread post by JuanPierre » 26 Mar 2018, 14:27


I started a new job as a Health and Safety officer for a Water Treatment company, we fix pipes every now and then but the main activities are Maintenance and operations on Waste water treatment and water treatment plants, Reverse Osmosis plants and Chlorine dosing buildings.

I know that a 17.1 Health and Safety rep must be appointed if employees are 20 or more and one for every 50 employees.

My question is, what appointments must i as the Safety Officer carry? because we do not fall under the Construction Regulations and that i cannot carry a CR8.5 Construction Safety Officer Appointment.

My experience is in construction, and am struggling to understand what is applicable for these activities

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Re: Safety Officer Appointment

Unread post by tinus » 03 Apr 2018, 07:30

Good morning

Either a section 16(2) appointee or as an 8(2) appointee.

Tinus Boshoff
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