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NUM signs safety agreement with Sibanye-Stillwater... but is it enough?

5 July 2018 5:49 PM
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Mining Analyst, Mmamogketi Molopyane says the safety agreement is part of government effort to reduce fatalities.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) wants a legally binding document established, to regulate health and safety in mines.

Sibanye-Stillwater recently signed a safety pledge with organised labour and the government to reduce the number of fatalities at its operations.

READ:21 deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater mine in 6 months

But is that kind of commitment enough? Mining analyst and MD at Creative Voodoo, Mmamogketi Molopyane says it has been part of government effort to reduce fatalities.

There have been mergers in terms of legislation that has been put in place. So I think we have enough when you look at the Mine Health and Safety Act.

Mmamogketi Molopyane, Mining Analyst and MD at Creative Voodoo

Both Section 54 and 55 is very clear. And then you go to the Department of Labour's Occupation and Health and Safety Act about employment and making it safe, and Section 30 is very clear.

Mmamogketi Molopyane, Mining Analyst and MD at Creative Voodoo

So I think there is enough legally binding legislature that is put in place about safety.

Mmamogketi Molopyane, Mining Analyst and MD at Creative Voodoo

Whether it has been enforced enough, that is the predicament we find ourselves in.

Mmamogketi Molopyane, Mining Analyst and MD at Creative Voodoo

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5 July 2018 5:49 PM
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Sibanye Stillwater

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