Occupational Health and Safety

Why Lexis® Practical Guidance: Occupational Health and Safety?

Lexis® Practical Guidance Occupational Health & Safety is an online reference tool that makes complying with the extensive range of OHS laws easier. Users have convenient access to essential resources and practical advice that ensures that they stay up-to-date with the ever-changing legal environment and remain compliant with health and safety laws within the workplace.

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Expert Contributors
CORMAC CULLINAN

Director
BA (Hons) LLB (Natal) LLM (Environmental Law) (London)

Cormac is a director of Cullinan & Associates Inc. and has many years of experience in advising on occupational health and safety law, representing clients in inquiries into accidents in the workplace, and drafting OHS-related contracts and documents. He regularly advises on the establishment and content of integrated occupational health and safety compliance management systems and is a director of SpotOn Systems (Pty) Ltd.

SARAH KVALSVIG

Director
BA LLB LLM (Environmental Law)

Sarah has been an attorney for over 17 years and has practised in London and South Africa. She has been a specialist environmental and health and safety lawyer since 2005, providing advice to both public and private sector clients. She regularly advises on occupational health and safety law and has drafted numerous OHS-related contracts and documents.

JANAH MILLER

Senior Associate
LLB

Janah is a senior associate at Cullinan & Associate with more than six years’ experience and has practiced in various fields of law including competition law, environmental and occupational health and safety law, constitutional and administrative law. Cullinan & Associates has many years of experience in advising on occupational health and safety legislation, representing clients in inquiries into accidents in the workplace, and drafting OHS-related contracts and documents. Janah is currently completing her LLM (specialising in environmental law) and is a consultant of the environmental governance consultancy, EnAct International.

WALTER ANDERSON

Associate
LLB

Walter is an associate at Cullinan and Associates Inc. and an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He has extensive experience in health and safety legal compliance auditing for organisations from across all sectors including waste management, automotive manufacturing, film production, hotels, golf courses, and aquariums. He is currently reading for his LLM specialising in environmental law, and is a consultant of the environmental governance consultancy, EnAct International.

DAVIDE BISHOP

Associate
Bcomm LLB (University of Stellenbosch) LLM (Environmental Law) (UCT)

Davide is an associate at Cullinan and Associates Inc. and an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He has experience in advising on occupational health and safety legislation, conducting OHS audits, preparing OHS legal registers and reports and setting up integrated occupational health and safety compliance management system for clients in a range of sectors.

DANJELLE MIDGLEY

Associate
BMus LLB LLM (Environmental Law) (UCT)

Danjelle is an associate at Cullinan and Associates Inc. and an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She has experience in advising on occupational health and safety legislation and OHS-related auditing and is regularly involved in setting up integrated occupational health and safety compliance management system for clients in a range of sectors.

Consumer Law. Table of contents.

  • Purpose and scope OHS law
  • Standards, policies and guidelines
  • OHS institutions
  • Accredited bodies
  • Duties of employers
  • Duties of self-employed persons
  • Duties of employees
  • Duties of manufacturers and suppliers
  • Building design and equipment
  • Gas
  • Fire safety
  • Inherently dangerous work
  • Hazardous machinery and equipment
  • Hazardous substances in the workplace
  • Flammable substances in the workplace
  • Explosives in the workplace
  • Hazardous fumes and odours in the workplace
  • Dust and particulates
  • Noise in the workplace
  • Flood risk
  • Reporting incidents
  • Investigations
  • Formal inquiries
  • Claims and applications
  • OHS management responsibilities
  • OHS management systems
  • Employers obligations under COIDA
  • Compensation for accidents
  • Compensation for occupational disease
  • Administrative reviews objections and appeals
  • Legal proceedings under COIDA
  • Liability for non-compliance
  • Legal proceedings
  • General duties on construction and demolition sites
  • Construction hazards and risks
  • Managing OHS on construction sites

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