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Legal Liability Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA)



Legal liability Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) course is specifically designed to assist any person employed in the mining environment, contractors, and engineers to acquire a better understanding of the MHSA. It will also assist all role players to be familiar with their roles and responsibilities and onus of liability stipulated under the MHSA. The course further focusses on correct reading, interpretation, and compliance.


Why Should an Individual Attend?

  • To better understanding of the complex legislation from a holistic approach.
  • To understand the component and the move away from the safety system component theoretically.
  • To understand and to comply too the aim of the legislature.
  • To addressed shortfalls which will lead to poor safety systems on non- compliance of the MHSA.
  • To understand the principle of liability, and how liability can move over from one person to another.
  • To understand your role and responsibilities, as well as the duties of the contractor in the mining environment.


  • The basic Principles of the Sections of the Mine Health and Safety Act. (MHSA)
  • The Legal Liability Principle and  how the onus of liability shifts from one party to another as stipulated under the Mine Health and Safety Act. (MHSA)
  • The legal status of the Contractor working in the mining environment as stipulated under the Mine Health and Safety Act. (MHSA)
  • The applicability of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) in the mining environment.
  • All delegates will be able to understand the Act and to be familiar with their roles and responsibilities as stipulated under the Mine Health and Safety Act. (MHSA)

Program Outline

  • Legal Principles applicable to the MHSA;
  • Criminal Liability versus Civil Liability;
  • Selected Sections under the MHSA, amongst others;
  • Role and Responsibility of Owner, Employer, Manager Employee, Manufacturer, Contractor and Department of Minerals and Energy;
  • Health and Safety Equipment, Code of Practice, Selection, Training and Risk respond;
  • Hygiene, Medical Surveillance and Hazardous work;
  • SHE Representative appointment and Civil liability;
  • Accidents, Investigation, Enquiry, Appeal and Incorporate standard;
  • Negligent Act, Offence, Penalty and Special Order;
  • Appointments, Case Law and Workshop.

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Contractors / Sub Contractors
  • Executives / Senior Management
  • Middle Management
  • Administrators / Support Staff
Type: Online
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
R 5 170.00 excl. VAT
R 5 945.50 incl. VAT
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Wed 13 November 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Thu 14 November 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2222-02/2027