A South African Company faces penalty of Rand 69770

Xola, SA: The SA Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Xola company an amount of south African Rand 69,770.

Xola Electricals Inc., 385 Street Road, was quoted for five “serious” safety and health violations for divulging workers to electrical, fall and noise hazards, a news release states.

The agency scrutinized the business in November, 2013 after a complaint was filed.

The infringements include the employer’s inability to provide workers with guidance to prevent themselves from moving machine parts during servicing and maintenance activities and for exposing employees to fall hazards, the news release states.

The company also failed to initiate a training program for noise exposure to protect permanent hearing loss from unsafe noise levels, according to the news release.

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