South Africa s six biggest gold mining companies have been given leave to appeal against the court decision in May to allow mineworkers sick with silicosis and TB to bring a class action against ....

The year 2011 marked the centenary of compensation legislation for miners lung disease in South Africa This commentary aims to demonstrate that the current compensation system does not serve its intended beneficiaries, particularly the large population of former gold miners affected by high rates of silicosis and tuberculosis...

ia, South Africa- The mines eat menEven when you have left them, the mines may be eating you - so goes a miners song in the Sotho language The powerful words reflect a scourge that has ....

the big issue of the number of unaccounted ex-miners in South Africa and neighboring countries is still at large CCOD occupational vacancies have been reduced from 24 in 2013/14 to 6 currently, though employees with specific specialised skills are still sorely needed An internal audit...

compensation scheme in South Africa is defined within the Act Thus, who contributes to the fund, the amount of the contribution, who is covered by the fund, the type of ,...

ODMWA claims arising from the Transkei survey were finalised within 30 months from time of medical examination, , Republic of South Africa Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, Act 68 of 1973 as amended 2...

in the Republic of South Africa has been a majorsource ofemploymentopportunities for the men of southern and central Africa In 1992 mining in South Africa directly employed more than 600000 people More than 90 of those employed are black, migrantworkersfromrural districts Since the mid-1970s employmentopportunities for citi-...

South Africa - Abrahams Kiewitz Inc and Richard Spoor Attorneys reached a historic class action settlement with the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group representing African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American SA, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony Gold, Sibanye-Stillwater and ,...

South Africa, as follows - Amendment of section 1 of Act 78 of 1973, as amended by section 1 of Act 27 of 1974, section 2 of Act 45 of 1975, section 1 of Act 30 of 1978 and section 7 of Act 89 of 1988 1 Section 1 of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 hereinafter referred to as the principal Act , is hereby amended-...

Department of Labour of South Africa is responsible for creating a conducive working environment, working conditions, basic conditions, minimum wages, compensation of occupational injuries, employment equity, labour relations and unemployment insurance...

There are two compensation systems in South Africa which are governed by two different statutes the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act COIDA of 1993 and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA...

South Africa, currently has two statutory systems for compensating occupational diseases the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA , and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act COIDA...

Summary of Occupational Health Legislation Changes and progress within occupational health has been largely linked to a changing industrialized process within South Africa as well as the ability of worker organizations to prioritise and pressurise the government and employers to take the safety and health of workers much more seriously...

Legislation pertaining to occupational health services in South Africa ACT FUNCTION ENFORCEMENT AGENCY Occupation Health and Safety Act OHSA , 1993 Ensures a healthy and safe environment in factories and offices work places Department of Labour Compensation for Occupational Injuries Diseases Act COIDA , 1993 Provides for medical cover and...

The test cases were the first silicosis claims in South Africa and were run by Leigh Day and the Legal Resources Centre from 2004-2013 The test cases were intended from the outset to provide the foundation for today s settlement About ODMWA...

section one of the Act all employers in South Africa must register and pay assessments to the Fund7 The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA 8 provides for mandatory reporting of and the payment of certain benefits to workers who develop certain occupational lung diseases,9...

Occupational and Environmental Health Research Occasional monograph Cape Town University of Cape Town, 2004 1-31 Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research School of Public Health Family Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences Anzio Road Observatory 7925 SOUTH AFRICA Tel 27 21 406 6898 Director Prof J Myers...

Most mineworkers in South Africa are covered by ODMWA for occupational lung diseases, based on a state-determined assessment of whether or not a mine is controlled Mining companies contribute certain amounts to an ODMWA-based compensation fund...

The South African Press Association reported that a Constitutional Court judgment on Thursday paves the way for claims for occupational health diseases for ex-mineworkers in South Africa, a lawyer ....

Compensation for work-related injuries or diseases- Is there a role for the Family Practitioner? Dr Shahieda Adams and Prof Mohamed Jeebhay Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, University of Cape...

Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No 27 of 1974 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No 67 of 1974 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No 45 of 1975 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, No 117 of ,...

The enablers and barriers to ODMWA autopsy found in this study may be generalisable to similar socio-cultural environments outside\ud South Africa Topics Forensic Medicine, Autopsy...

The Blom/President Steyn Mine matter was the first case on silicosis in South Africa It served as a test case to establish the liability of Anglo American SA as a parent company...

SOUTH AFRICA JAINE ROBERTS They hide things like that from us JUNE 2009 Statement by former miner, retrenched in 2006, in answer to the inquiry as to whether he had any knowledge, during mine service or subsequently, of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 78 of 1973 ODMWA...

WORKERS COMPENSATION LEGISLATION The two major laws, dealing with occupational diseases and injuries in South Africa,are the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act COIDA of 1993, the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA of 1973 and its Amendment Acts of 1994 and 2002...

Mineworkers Rights Under ODMWA All mineworkers and ex mineworkers who contract a lung disease caused by exposure to harmful dusts on the mines are entitled by law to apply for compensation from the State The law that confers these rights to miners is called the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act of 1973 ODMWA...

in South Africa that provide for preventive safety measur Apart from COIDA, these are the Occupational Health and Safety Act OHSA , the Mines Health and Safety Act, and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA In addition, while COIDA requires employers to contribute to a centralised state fund contra...

The test cases were the first silicosis claims in South Africa and were run by Leigh Day and the Legal Resources Centre from 2004-2013 The test cases were intended from the outset to provide the ....

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The South Africa National Department of Health NDoH has requested technical support from the World Bank to help streamline the policy and regulatory instruments for compensation, as part of its effort to improve the delivery of occupational health services in the mining sector...