South Africa is combining its mining, Health, and Labour compensation benefits in a pay-out campaign in 2016.
Current Sheq training methods would not produce the level of skills described in the SAQA unit standards, writes Johan Geere of Noyeo Training.
Construction contractors in Malawi complain that formal construction safety procedures are not regarded as a mandatory practice.
The SA Department of Labour (DOL) called for nominations to the minister’s OHS Advisory Council, for Occupational Health and Safety (ACOHS), before 1 August 2016.
The UK exit from the EU, or Brexit, will impact on health and safety standards on both sides of the channel, writes Mabila Mathebula.
A wind gust and scaffolding weaknesses caused the M1 /Grayston Drive pedestrian bridge collapse, said a witness for the contractor.
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Major incidents are as rare as Black Swans. You have not seen one on site for many years. But they are not extinct, not even endangered.
The Grayston Drive structural bridge collapse inquiry resumes on 7 July 2016, with seven days of testimony from construction contractor Murray & Roberts.
This health and safety laws update of June 2016, includes Department of Labour (DOL) performance assessment, new Bills, and compensation payments.
A South African woman, Katherine du Preez, was appointed first Queensland Mine Safety and Health Commissioner in June 2016, as black lung disease returns.
The state called for mining safety innovations after retrieval of the body of one of two miners trapped by a fall of ground at Implats 1 Shaft in May 2016.
The IRCA liquidation was announced to staff on 1 April 2016, following a business rescue attempt, and a vote by creditors against the rescue plan.
Sheq inductions are important tools in maintaining your safety, health, environment and quality culture, and in preventing incidents. It is easy to get it right… or wrong.
Engage and motivate people by leadership to align their needs and values with their work and their organisation, writes Saide Mansur.
Shane Lishman reports from a remote site in Liberia on the positive difference that managerial buy-in makes to African Sheq management.