The Department of Labour is drafting Ergonomics Regulations, due in 2017. Employers would also have to follow guidelines relevant to their industries.
Major incidents are rare, but they migrate to sites where managers and workers have a high risk tolerance, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
This health and safety laws update of October 2016, includes Compensation Fund audit results; and the legal status of SADC workers in SA.
Cutting costs impacts on offshore oil safety up to three years later, said the organizers of Offshore West Africa (OWA), planned for June 2017.
This SA environment laws update of October 2016 includes aquaculture; assessment of mining environmental enforcement; conservation; and Waste Plans.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
The first Women in Rail and Safety conference on 19-20 October in Boksburg, endorsed by the RRA, will launch a gender-based career mentorship programme.
The OHS Act Amendment Bill proposes health and safety admin fines of up to R50 000, but fails to improve on incident investigation measures.
Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
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.
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.