ENSafrica is the only law firm in Africa with a dedicated mine and occupational health and safety (MOHS) team, and our senior practitioners have more than 60 years of combined experience in advising international mining houses and multinational corporates on compliance with MOHS law.
We have deep expertise in a wide range of MOHS legal work related to the mining, heavy construction / manufacturing and engineering industries in South Africa, including compensatory and civil (delictual) damages claims.
We provide advice to clients inside and outside the mining industry, including regarding the South African Mine Health and Safety Act 1996 (MHSA), the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act 1993 (OHASA) and legislation dealing with compensation for work-related deaths, injuries and diseases.
Our key differentiator is our ability and capacity to manage matters from start to finish, with our MOHS practitioners appearing personally in informal investigations, formal inquiries, inquests and criminal prosecutions, as well as dealing with civil court proceedings and dispute resolution.
We also have the unique advantage, as part of Africa’s largest law firm, of being able to harness the expertise of more than 600 practitioners throughout the continent. ENSafrica has a significant breadth and depth of experience and specialist expertise that spans all commercial areas of law, tax, forensics and IP.
As such, we regularly partner with specialists across the firm, meaning that we are able to assist with all aspects of all matters across all sectors in all African jurisdictions, ensuring that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly.
We advise on all aspects of MOHS law, including: