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.
Ghana had asked employers to manage environmental health impacts, as part of their business sustainability goals.
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.
A Corporate Governance code aims to balance economic and social; individual and communal goals, writes Annabelle Ribet of Port Louis, Mauritius.
Behaviour-based safety programmes require a paradigm shift from workers, and from management, to understand the personal and social motivations involved at work.
Some success stories in health and safety statistics, such as Alcoa, inspire me to sell safety to managers, writes Johan Dempers.
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.
A wind gust and scaffolding weaknesses caused the M1 /Grayston Drive pedestrian bridge collapse, said a witness for the contractor.
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The Grayston Drive structural bridge collapse inquiry resumes on 7 July 2016, with seven days of testimony from construction contractor Murray & Roberts.