Occupational hospital safety levels are down to zero in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces, said the Labour Department.
Sexual harassment is unfair discrimination, regulated by the Employment Equity Act, and Promotion of Equality Act. Here are some management guidelines.
The first Women in Rail and Safety conference on 19-20 October in Boksburg, will launch a gender-based career mentorship programme.
Statistics give us different views of construction health and safety culture. Bill Coetzee asks whether safety is in the eye of the loss data beholder.
When you hear words like, “I gave you safety training, why did you get hurt,” one finger points at the worker, one at the system, and three at the management team.
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) has the best training programme in the state sector.
Legal compliance audits delay some health and safety files, and block some contractors from vendor management systems. Is the scope of Sheq expanding?
CSIR director and former chief inspector of mines, Prof May Hermanus, called for a mining safety enforcement debate.
The Department of Labour called for comment on the draft Explosives Regulations Amendment 2017, including some changes in the required skills.
The Department of Labour has postponed the M1 bridge collapse inquiry to 2017, after the contractor bombarded an engineering witness.
SA Mineral Resources minister Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane defended mining safety stoppages after complaints of production losses by some employers.
Nuclear power is safe, economical, and necessary, said Necsa chairman Dr Kelvin Kemm. Nuclear safety training is part of the new pebble bed plan.
Some states, and some employers, use a health and safety checklist based on USA OHS standards, to check their Sheq management systems and internal audits.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
Everyone has a different view of what quality management means, and everyone is probably correct, writes Bill Coetzee. Quality is as contagious as a smile.
Some success stories in health and safety statistics, such as Alcoa, inspire me to sell safety to managers, writes Johan Dempers.