On Friday, 6 August 2021, GN. 701 of 2021 was published in Government Gazette No. 44947.

The first draft of the Guideline for the Compilation of a Mandatory Code of Practice for the Prevention, mitigation and management of COVID-19 Outbreak was issued on 18 May 2020. According to the foreword, the Guideline has been developed to provide a framework to mitigate and manage the COVID-19 outbreak amongst employees in the South African mining industry.

The Guideline published on 6 August 2021 serves as the first revision of the Guideline published on 18 May 2021, following legislative developments and Guidelines issued by the National Department of Health.

Click  here to view a copy of the amended Guideline for the compilation of a Mandatory Code of Practice for the Prevention, Mitigation and Management of COVID-19 Outbreak.

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