Webinar COVID19 Health and Safety Regulations

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Webinar Recording

Watch the recording from Thursday, 7 May 2020
Hosted by two of South Africa's top Occupational Health Specialists Dr. Frank Fox and Dr. Stefanus Snyman.

Useful documents


COVID-19 Risk Assessment

For General Workplaces by the National Institute of Occupational Health


COVID-19 Walk-through Risk Assessment

Department of Health & Labour: 1 May 2020


COVID-19 Workplace Preparedness

Guideline from the Department of Employment and Labour


Disaster Management Act (572002)

Risk-adjusted strategy (COGTA)


Guidelines for symptom monitoring and management of essential workers 

Prepared by Occupational Health and Safety Committee – COVID-19 Response


HCW and LAB worker evaluation for COVID-19 (NICD)

Guideline from the Department of Employment and Labour


OHS COVID-19 inspection checklist of Department of Labour

Occupational Health & Safety Checklist for inspections at workplaces during the COVID-19 lockdown


Psychosocial support for health workers during COVID-19 response (NIOH)

Document prepared by the Mental Health group within the Occupational Health and Safety Workstream – COVID-19 Response


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) PUI (person under investigation) algorithm

A guide to assess whether the patient meets the case definition for a COVID-19 case


PUI (person under investigation) form for COVID-19 (NICD)

Requesting for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) testing


Recommended Guidelines for Masks

Recommended Guidelines for Fabric Face Masks Manufactured by South Africa’s
Clothing and Textile Manufacturing Industry. For General Public Use


Risk Assessment Guideline_General Workplaces (NIOH)

National Healthy Laboratory Service & National Institute for Occupational Health Risk Assessment Guideline for general workplaces


Risk-based consent form - COVID-19

Risk-Based Approach to Return to Work During COVID-19 Pandemic


Specialised health risk assessment for workplaces

Specialised health risk assessment for workplaces by employers and self-employed persons from the Department of Health and Labour


Worker COVID-19 Risk Assessment

A guide from the Department of Health & Labour to assess if it is safe to start work