Durban naval base, near the fatal sewer methane gas incident.

Six die of sewer methane gas

Three South African Defence Force members died of sewer methane gas in Durban while trying to rescue three contract workers from a sewage pit.

One of the West Rand mining waste reclamation areas (Pulitzer Centre).

Illegal mine closures expected

State records show very few legal mine closures, indicating lack of environmental rehabilitation, lingering liabilities, and lack of state rehab capacity.

Former IRCA Global CEO, Carel Labuschagne.

Liquidated Irca sold to Wohbag

Liquidated Irca SA trademarks were sold on auction to Wohbag, a property investor run by Gert De Wet Jordaan, for R2.5-m in December.

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Health and safety conferences 2017

Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.

David Broadbent discusses safety system health, metrics, percentages, and cake slices.

Cheers to your safety system health

After a visit to a large employer in South Africa, David Broadbent takes a festive look at safety system health, climate, and leadership.