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.
South African Labour inspectors are informing employers about retail health and safety compliance at a seminar in Cape Town on 28-29 June 2016.
Political risk affects business, labour, state, and the public. Political vandalism of infrastructure requires a social risk assessment, and culture change.
The Grayston bridge collapse inquiry revealed that deadlines were missed, bolts were missing and concerns about alignment were raised.
The SA Department of Labour hosts a seminar on the dangers of Hazardous Biological Agents (HBA) in health care work, on 11-12 November 2015.
The SA Department of Labour set up a Johannesburg Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry in October 2015.
The Grayston Drive pedestrian bridge collapse over the M1 highway in Johannesburg on 14 October 2015, kiled two and injured 23.
I became more attuned to the failure of how we think about risk tolerance after I was squashed by a car.
Leadership emables engaged employees to align their needs and values with their work and their organisation, writes Saide Mansur.
South Africa’s first wind and photovoltaic solar renewable energy costs, brought R4-b more benefit than cost in the first half of 2015.
South Africa has the National Environmental Management Waste Act to assist in implementing Zero Waste strategies. Yet we continue investing in non-renewable energy, rather than looking at alternative energy solutions like Sweden did.
ACHASM hosts its symposium on 20 Oct in Cape Town, themed on a team approach to zero fatalities, injuries, and disease. Delegates will gain SACPCMP CPD points.
About 34 building sites entered the Master Builders SA 2015 Construction Health and Safety awards.
Risk assessment plays an important part in managing risk and the cost of project implementations. Shane Lishman shares more of his project experiences.
Minor incident statistics or ‘near misses’ are like amber traffic lights; we speed up and then hesitate, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
Institute of Safety Management (IOSM) president Joep Joubert called for OHS registration unity in an email to Saiosh and DOL, given verbatim below;
A recent US study found that 52 percent of respondents would not intervene if they saw an unsafe act in the workplace. Read the other findings here.