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Invitation for nominations of persons to serve on the Mine Health and Safety Council for three years

27 January 2023

On 27 January 2023, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published a notice in the gazette calling for nominations of persons to serve as members of Mine Health and Safety Council.

The invitation is strictly extended to trade unions and employers operating in the mining industry.

The Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) was established in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act to advise the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy on occupational health and safety at mines, on research programmes and the review of regulations pertaining to mine health and safety. The MHSC is listed as a Public Entity (Schedule 3A) according to the PFMA, and in terms of government funding received for administrative purposes, as legislated by the Mine Health and Safety Act.

Nominations should be emailed to [email protected] before 15 February 2023 at 16H00.