On the matter of safety, which we take very seriously, we comply fully with implementing the legislation governing workplaces in relation to COVID-19 which has been an amendment to the regulations of section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Act 85 of 1993. In the case of COVID-19, a combination of controls is required, although the main principle is to follow the hierarchy of controls. In accordance with section 8(2) (d) of the OHS Act, a risk assessment will be conducted in the workplace to determine the RISK of EXPOSURE to COVID-19 and be communicated to all workers for safe work practices.
A per construction regulations ,painting is classified as part of the construction industry, in the occupational health and safety act and regulations, act 85 of 1993, the client shall:
Ensure that every principal contractor is registered and is in good standing with the compensations fund or with a licensed compensation insurer prior to work commencing on site.
Ensure that potential principal contractors submitting tenders have made provision for health and safety measures during the construction process.