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Laws fail to make SA's workers safe [So. Africa]

Author: Slindile Khanyile, Business Report [So. Africa], Published on: 12 July 2007

Most firms did not carry out risk assessments every two years, as required by law, because government inspections rarely took place, [Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene president] Van Vuuren said...[He also] singled out exposure to vanadium, which is used in the stainless steel industry, as the worst case of occupational negligence… [refers to Assmang (jointly owned by Assore, African Rainbow Minerals)]

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Related companies: African Rainbow Minerals Assmang Assore