In terms of the Government Gazette, dated 25 March 2020 No. R 398 Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 (2) please find attached the list of essential services industries which will be permitted to work during this nation lock down period commencing 26 March 2020 at 23:59.
Please be advised all persons employed at essential services, such as supermarkets, chemist’s, hospitals, etc. must always have a letter on their person which must comply with the following:
- The letter must be an original official document on company letter head.
- The full name/’s, Surname, ID number and address of employee.
- The employer’ s name and address.
- Business hours of the company.
- Name and contact number of Manager / Director.
- Original signature of Manager / Director.
This letter and ID/Drivers licence (any form of ID with a photo) must always be in possession of the employee.
If an essential company employs cleaners or security personnel, they must have the same letters from their companies.
If the company has a contract with a transport provider, that transport provider must also be in possession of a letter to state that reason.
Nurses and security personnel with appointment certificates which have a photo displayed may also use it as proof of identification.
KINDLY NOTE THAT WE WILL REMAIN OPERATIONAL AND AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES THROUGH THIS NATIONAL LOCK DOWN. YOU ARE WELCOME TO CONTACT US AS USUAL FOR ANY ASSISTANCE ON ALL MATTERS INCLUDING CLARITY ON THE ABOVE.
List of essential services industries (PDF):