Health and safety conferences, workshops, expos in 2016

Occupational health, safety, environment and quality (Sheq) management training courses, conferences, workshops, and expos in Africa from September 2016 onward are advertised here:

September 2016 health and safety training

Sep 6 -9 Modern Technologies and Pathways for the Energetic Use of Biomass, lecture series and summer school on bioenergy (3 CPD points). Hosted by the Manufacturing Research Centre, SeTAR, University of Johannesburg (UJ), co-hosted by the South African National Energy Association (SANEA). Presenter: Dr Ludger Eltrop, Head of Systems Analysis and Renewable Energies, University of Stuttgart, and Visiting Professor at University of Johannesburg. At Resolution Circle, Cnr Barry Hertzog & Napier Streets, Auckland Park. Themes include production, processing and supply of biomass as a raw material and energy carrier physical, chemical and technical parameters of biofuels for energy generation; technical, economic and environmental properties of bioenergy conversion technologies; bioenergy as a component of modern energy systems; lecture and exercises, practical demonstration, small group discussions, site visits. Book via mrc@uj.ac.za or johandk@uj.ac.za or 011 559 2005, 083 388 8164

Sept 07 Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for labelling of hazardous substances, one-day training course at Johannesburg Country Club. Including transporting, storing and handling of chemicals. Consistency in MSDSs, tremcards, and other information on safety, health and environmental matters for hazardous chemicals. Book on rcare@caia.co.za

Sep 12 -16 Electra Mining, at Expo centre Nasrec, Johannesburg

Sept 19-23 Cape Town, Railway occupational health course for occupational Health and occupational medical practitioners, hosted by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR). Based on the Human Factors Management Standard, SANS 3000-4:2011, which stipulates minimum requirements for managing human factor risks in the railway environment; ntombikayisen@rsr.org.za or 012 848 3108.

October 2016 health and safety training

Oct 19 -20 Women in Rail and Safety, at Birchwood, Boksburg. Including the formation of a gender-based mentoring programme. Book on Natalie.Skeepers@gmail.com, 083 270 0139

November 2016 health and safety training

Nov 7-11 Centurion, Pretoria, Railway occupational health course for occupational Health and occupational medical practitioners, hosted by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR). Based on the Human Factors Management Standard, SANS 3000-4:2011, which stipulates minimum requirements for managing human factor risks in the railway environment; ntombikayisen@rsr.org.za or 012 848 3108.

Nov 8 -10 Kenya OHS (K-OSH), Nairobi, at Visa Oshwal Centre. Exhibits will include footwear, helmets, warning signs, visibility, masks, and protective clothing. Concurrent with Securexpo East Africa. Hosted by Montgomery ECO East Africa, based in the UK. Exhibitors include Hubix high voltage equipment. With a conference on legislation and best practice; www.kosh.co.ke or www.montex.co.uk

February 2017 health and safety training

2017 Feb 6-10 Durban, Railway occupational health course for occupational Health and occupational medical practitioners, hosted by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR). Based on the Human Factors Management Standard, SANS 3000-4:2011, which stipulates minimum requirements for managing human factor risks in the railway environment; ntombikayisen@rsr.org.za or 012 848 3108.

March 2017 health and safety training

2017 March 6-10 Cape Town, Railway occupational health course for occupational Health and occupational medical practitioners, hosted by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR). Based on the Human Factors Management Standard, SANS 3000-4:2011, which stipulates minimum requirements for managing human factor risks in the railway environment; ntombikayisen@rsr.org.za or 012 848 3108.

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Edmond Furter

Edmond Furter

Editor at Sheqafrica.com
Edmond Furter is the editor of Sheqafrica.com. He is a freelance technical journalist, and has won six journalism awards. He specialises in industrial, business, and cultural content in web, journal, and book formats.
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2 thoughts on “Health and safety conferences, workshops, expos in 2016

  1. i would like to study a waste management course,kindly advise and i would like to attend workshops around Johannesburg.

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