Rudy Maritz discusses some of the shortcomings of the LTIFR and the need for a more accurate leading indicator in Safety performance
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.
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.
Major incidents are rare, but they migrate to sites where managers and workers have a high risk tolerance, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
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.