The SA Labour Court instructed DME mining inspectors to restrict section 54 /55 mine safety closures, to sections or levels where they found unsafe conditions.
The COID Act Amendment will include domestic compensation for injuries and diseases, and more state health facilities, said Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.
The metals union demands safety measures at Arcelor Mittal in Vanderbijl Park, and that three health and safety managers be suspended.
The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
South African chemicals operators reported more chemicals industry diseases among health and safety statistics in the Responsible Care Performance Report 2016.
The SACPCMP, registrar for project managers and construction health and safety professionals, clarified construction health and safety liability.
The King IV corporate governance report 2017 by the Institute of Directors (IOD) includes supplements for municipalities, parastatals, NPOs and investment funds.
Some safety harness rules are just tickbox exercises, with fall arrest lanyards that exceed the fall distance, writes Brian Irlam.
The Department of Labour will publish the draft Major Hazard Installation or MHI Regulations Amendment 2017 in January.
This health and safety laws update of October 2016, includes Compensation Fund audit results; and the legal status of SADC workers in SA.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
The OHS Act Amendment Bill proposes health and safety admin fines of up to R50 000, but fails to improve on incident investigation measures.
The Department of Labour called for comment on the draft Explosives Regulations Amendment 2017, including some changes in the required skills.
South Africa is combining its mining, Health, and Labour compensation benefits in a pay-out campaign in 2016.
Some success stories in health and safety statistics, such as Alcoa, inspire me to sell safety to managers, writes Johan Dempers.
Sexual harassment is unfair discrimination, regulated by the Employment Equity Act, and Promotion of Equality Act. Here are some management guidelines.