All events have to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act. No 2 of 2010, City of Joburg by-laws on waste, fire and disaster management, construction regulations 2014, building regulations, SANS 10366:2012 Ed 2.1 and associated regulations.
Where applicable, safety plans as set out in the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act have to be submitted in advance with the permit application. Structural engineers are required to certify all temporary structures or any structure identified by the appointed safety officer, who must be appointed by the event organiser.. The safety officer must be present for the duration of the event, from build-up to strike. A safety file must be compiled, available for inspection and must contain all certificates of compliance.