23 April 2020 – Issued safe workplace guidlines for mining industry

Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa issued a directive to all mining operations to ensure safe start-up procedures as the sector began to ramp up production.

Additional measures to be put in place include rigorous screening of all employees, testing for COVID 19, adequate social distancing and povision of personal protective equipment and quarantine facilities.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/mineral-resources-and-energy-issues-directive-mining-operations-start-procedures-23-apr