PROBE INTO REFUSE SITES ACROSS METRO

Nelson Mandela Bay’s public health committee is to conduct site inspections of all the refuse transfer sites in the metro following angry criticism of the situation at the Kragga Kama site, with Heinrich Muller (DA) warning yesterday that the refuse site was “in a shocking state and a time bomb waiting to explode”.

DA Bhisho MPL Dacre Haddon said last night the Occupational Health and Safety Act provided that every employer “shall conduct his undertaking in such a manner as to ensure as far as possible that persons other than those in his employment who may be directly affected by his activities are not exposed to hazards to their health or safety”.  Read the full story in The Herald.