The Congress of South African Trade Union in the
North West has raised concern that the Department of Labour is taking too long
to resolve issues of non-compliance, on Occupational Health and Safety Act by
This comes as complaints from workers workings at
seawares section say they are subjected to dangerous chemicals with no
Cosatu’s Solly Phetoe said we have been raising issues
of safety of workers and non-compliance in relation to the Occupational Health
and Safety workers.
“We have a list of workers who are injured others
are disabled, blind others have lost their lives due to non-compliance, now we
have got the report in consultation with the family members that one of the family
member who is an employee of the municipality died again” Phetoe added.
Labels: Cosatu calling for the Occupational Health and Safety Act to be resolved