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  1. MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY AMENDMENT BILL, 2008

  2. INTRODUCTION • Mineral Sector Profile • Occupational Diseases • Legal Sanctions i.t.o the MHSA • Regulatory Capacity • The Bill • Implementation challenges

  3. MINERALS SECTOR PROFILE • The “bed rock” of SA’s industrialisation • Contribution to GDP • Direct 7% • Indirect 15% • Significant contributor to employment: 460 000 employees • JSE market capitalisation: 30% • Major global producer of Gold, PGM, Manganese, Coal, Diamond, etc • Operations: • High Risk-Large, deep, labour intensive Au & Pt u/g mines • Medium Risk-Mechanised Base Metal and Coal Mines • Low Risk-Surface mines

  4. Occupational Diseases

  5. ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS

  6. IMPROVEMENT NOTICES

  7. ADMINISTRATIVE FINES2005/ 2006

  8. ADMINISTRATIVE FINES2006/ 2007 *R 50 000 for fine from 2005/ 2006 ** R 3000 from 2005/ 2006 *** R40 000 from 2005/ 2006

  9. ADMINISTRATIVE FINES2007/ 2008

  10. STOPPAGE ORDERS

  11. STOPPAGE ORDERS

  12. STOPPAGE ORDERS

  13. STOPPAGE ORDERS& FINES Section 54 Instructions vs Administrative fines

  14. REGULATORY CAPACITY

  15. REGULATORY CAPACITY ADVERTISEMENTS • 283 posts were advertised in the past 27 months (01 March 2006 to 30 June 2008). • R3 207 697.46 utilised for advertisements in this period. • Number of posts filled in the process: • Mine Health and Safety = 84 A, 31 F = V 20 • Mine Equipment = 107 A, 16 F = V 29 • Mine Survey = 07 A, 0 F = V 7 • Occupational Medicine = 05 A, 5 F = V 0 • Occupational Hygiene= 26 A, 21 F =V 5 • 2 YEAR CONTRACT APPOINTMENTS • 17 candidates were recommended for appointment. • 10 accepted. • 7 declined. • 2 who accepted had already left the Department.

  16. REGULATORY CAPACITY PERCENTAGES • MINE EQUIPMENT: Only 15% of the advertised posts were filled. • MINE SURVEY: No post was filled • MINE SAFETY: Only 36 % of the advertised posts were filled. • MEDICINE: 100% (all advertised posts were filled) • HYGIENE: 81% was filled

  17. REGULATORY CAPACITY Mine Health and Safety – has the highest termination rate • Biggest reasons why people are living is Salaries and benefits =42% • Supervisors and Managers = 27% • Lack of Career Path = 26% • Lack of Recognition = 16%, • Working conditions = 12% • No opportunities for decision making = 12%

  18. Training and Development Plan Training and Development Internship Programme Bursary Scheme

  19. BACKGROUND TO BILL

  20. AMENDMENT BILL

  21. AMENDMENT BILL

  22. AMENDMENT BILL

  23. Implementation Challenges/Concerns

  24. Implementation Challenges/Concerns

  25. Implementation Challenges/Concerns