Research report - National Child Labour Action Programme for South Africa (1).doc

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Recurrent cost : minimal. Time line : within two years of adoption of policy. (105) Identifying work-related diseases and workplace factors causing illness and injury , drawing specifically on the support and advice of DH. Lead institution: DL . New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost : minimal. Recurrent cost : nil. Time line : within two years of adoption of policy. (106) Making certain that Health and Safety legislation ensures that piecework, task work and subcontracting does not leave children vulnerable to exploitation or exposure to unacceptable risk . Lead institution: DL . New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost : minimal. Recurrent cost : nil. Time line : within four years of adoption of policy. (c) Tertiary Prevention It is the primary responsibility of the DL to ensure that: (107) Work-related diseases , or injuries of young people, or identifying of factors in the workplace which have the potential to cause harm are correctly diagnosed and treated by health workers . Health services need to be accessible, not only in terms of geography and hours of operation, but also in terms of social accessibility – language, attitudes, etc. This will require close collaboration with the DH. Lead institution: DL . Secondary institution: DH . New policy? No, existing policy. Once off cost : moderate. Recurrent cost : moderate. Time line : within four years of adoption of policy. (108) The compensation system in South Africa caters adequately for occupational disease and injury of children, as well as their special needs for rehabilitation. Lead institution : DL. New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost : moderate. Recurrent cost : moderate. Time line : within four years of adoption of policy.
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(d) Further strategies for addressing the above (109) Health and safety legislation should ensure that piecework, task work, and sub-contracting does not leave children vulnerable by ensuring that similar obligations fall to the person benefiting from the work of the child to be the child's employer, where such a person is reasonably able to take steps to avoid the use of children. See in this regard (125) for a similar proposal regarding the BCEA. Lead institution: DL . New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost : nil. Recurrent cost : nil. Time line : within four years of adoption of policy. (110) Government contracts and support for small and medium enterprises could be made contingent on meeting standards that address child labour as set out in CLAP. Lead institution: DL . Secondary institutions: Business South Africa, TUs . New policy? Yes. Once off cost : nil. Recurrent cost : nil. Time line : within two years of adoption of policy. (111) Drawing on international research, do research, formulate regulations, address issues of inspections and develop alternative employment options for 15-17 year olds involved in hazardous work or other WFCL. Also see (31). Lead institution: DL . Secondary institutions: DrSD . New policy? Yes. Once off cost : moderate. Recurrent cost : minimal. Time line : within three years of adoption of policy.’ ILO funding: to cover once off costs.
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