Australia The Queensland Government will introduce the new offence of “negligence causing death”, following the deaths of two construction workers at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse. Humberto Leite, 55, and Ashley Morris, 34, were killed when sandwiched between two slabs of concrete in a construction pit inside the renovated racecourse last year. The new law follows […]Read More
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Health and safety management is becoming part of business culture in Liberia, but the state still lacks a comprehensive safety policy.
A Corporate Governance code aims to balance economic and social; individual and communal goals, writes Annabelle Ribet of Port Louis, Mauritius.
Health and safety philosophy has to stretch to underpin Sheq management, from behaviour to corporate governance. Eskom gives us pause for thought.
The importance of a safety culture gained prominence after the Chernobyl disaster, writes safety culture change specialist Dr Brett Solomon.
UK-based IOSH expands to SA, and IOSH SA applies for professional designations with SAQA in 2013. We interview IOSH SA /Saiosh president Robin Jones.
From Dennis Windt; Heinrich’s incident triangle dispute on severity rates is not necessarily accurate, but raises awareness in safety practice.
The Heinrich (Bird) Triangle of frequency ratios between minor incidents and injuries, is as false as the truism that ‘unsafe acts cause most accidents’.