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CHS Accord

Construction Health and Safety Accord

The Construction Health and Safety Accord is an agreement between Government, Organised Labour and Organised Business to improve the status of health and safety in the construction sector in South Africa. This agreement acknowledges that the South African construction sector contributes immensely to alleviation of unemployment and economic growth, therefore all necessary interventions are undertaken to facilitate employment creation and positive economic growth.

This collaborative approach with stakeholders will ensure that the health and safety of employees, users and the public are taken into consideration when developing strategies, whilst maintain balance in ensuring construction sector growth.

VISION

Zero harm through collaborative action in the construction sector.

MISSION

To ensure that provisions as stipulated in Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa are realised in the construction sector through the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and the Construction Regulations of the said Act.

VALUES

  • The tripartite approach
  • Social cohesion
  • Prioritising health and safety
  • Honesty, transparency, empathy and integrity

THE CONSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACCORD STRIVES TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote good relations between social partners, Government, Organised Labour and Organised Business for the benefit of health and safety in Construction
  • To commit all construction industry stakeholders to prioritise matters of health and safety
  • To promote health and safety of all persons involved with and affected by construction work
  • To eliminate fatalities, injuries and diseases in the construction sector. To identify and implement best practices.

In line with SAFCEC's commitment to Construction Health and Safety we are proud to be signatories to the Construction Sector Health & Safety Accord.

SAFCEC is committed to realising the Accords objectives in conjunction with the social partners as outlined in the Accord.

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