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Rudy Maritz discusses some of the shortcomings of the LTIFR and the need for a more accurate leading indicator in Safety performance
How the new ownership will effect the SHEQ fraternity
Some employers who hire consultants, end up wasting both their and the consultant’s time. This is costly time. I am…
The New CPD Policy of the SACPCMP starts on 1 April 2017. What are the implications for registered persons under the new CPD Policy?
Health & Safety Representatives and the inadequacies of their training causes the project to fail. Michele Bowmer asks some pertinent questions.
Safety Rep’s Survival Guide has been launched.
Construction Regulation (CR) 11(2), under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, places three duties on owners, regarding structural inspections.
Construction sheq compliance could be a burdensome exercise. Michelle Bowmer takes a look at this issue and explains what should be done to address it.
Shane Lishman asks the hard questions when it comes to HSE Policy Statements and give some tips relating to these public commitments.
Pieter Lotz discuss the implications of sheq in the Hospitality sector and how business can protect their employees and visitors from harm
Special trains could alleviate road pressure, and improve transport safety at big events such as the Easter pilgrimage to Moria, three researchers found.
Owners of marine fleets have to conduct a fishing vessel compliance audit every three months in South Africa.
Sibanye Platinum claims R26.8-m from Mineral Resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane and three DMR officials, for losses during mine safety stoppages.
The Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) will open its Mine Health and Safety Centre of Excellence (CoE) in April 2017, to implement mining OHS research findings.
This health and safety training update of March 2017 includes an occupational health and welfare qualifications policy workshop; and training funding.
Three South African Defence Force members died of sewer methane gas in Durban while trying to rescue three contract workers from a sewage pit.
According to the SA Disaster Management Act, a National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has to integrate and co-ordinate loss prevention.
Gauteng Department of Health budget overspend will reach R1.6-b by March 2017, partly due to negligence, and the occupational dispensation.
This health and safety law update of February 2017 includes health facilities; medicines; Bargaining Councils; and environmental prosecution.
An SA Parliamentary Committee said the Labour Department performance self-assessment of 50% was ‘depressing and unacceptable’.
The Department of Labour called for comment on the Draft Ergonomics Regulations under the OHS Act, before 27 April 2017. Here are some links.
State records show very few legal mine closures, indicating lack of environmental rehabilitation, lingering liabilities, and lack of state rehab capacity.
Mining safety statistics figures for 2016 have improved by 5% against the previous year, said the DMR.