The Safety, Security, Health, Environment and Quality (SSHEQ) function at NAMCOR is governed, amongst others, by the following National acts and regulations to ensure compliance. Where national laws are insufficient, international laws are adopted:


  1. Petroleum Products and Energy Act, 1990 (Act 13 of 1990)
  2. Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1991 (Act 2 of 1991)
  3. Petroleum Products and Energy Amendment Act, 1994 (Act 29 of 1994)
  4. Petroleum Products and Energy Amendment Act, 2000
  5. Petroleum Products and Energy Regulations, 2000
  6. Labour Act, 2007 (Act  11 of 2007)
  7. Regulations Relating to the Health and Safety of Employees at Work No.156 of 1997
  8. Environmental Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007)
  9. EIA Regulations (GN 30 of 2012)
  10. Public and Environmental Health Act, 2015 (Act 1 of 2015)
Goal Strategy
1 Embedding SSHEQ Culture
  • Increase the awareness of all employees and involve them in ensuring their health, safety, and well-being and that of colleagues, clients, visitors, and contractors, and the protection of the environment.
2 Comply with Legal Requirement
  • Ensure that all minimum requirements of the Labour Act, regulations relating to the health and safety of employees in the workplace and other relevant health, safety and environmental regulations and codes of practice are complied with and implemented.
3 Training of Employees
  • Coordinate, facilitate and present SSHEQ training, strengthen the competency of employees in occupational health, safety and environmental aspects through specialised education and training, certification, and professional development programs.
4 Consultation and Engagement of Employees
  • Ensure the coordination and facilitation of management-employee interaction through safety representatives and safety committee meetings.
  • Promotion and maintenance of effective SSHEQ communication.
5 Safe and Secure Working Environment
  • Establish and maintain appropriate security measures.
  • Take all reasonable steps to prevent or mitigate risks and hazards.
  • Protect the security of all employees, clients contractors, visitors and property.