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 August 2016 onward are advertised here:

August 2016 health and safety training

Aug 31 – Sept 1 Minesafe at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, hosted by SAIMM, AMMSA, MMMA and SACMA. Sept 2 is the industry day. On improving health, safety and environmental impact management in the mining and metallurgy industry, and practical actions. A platform for learning and sharing ideas on mining Sheq. Involving business, DMR, Chamber of Mines, contractors, labour unions, mining health and safety practitioners. Strategies for zero harm and a value-based approach to health and safety. Raymond van der Berg, 011 834 1273 /7, fax 011 833 8156 /838 5923, raymond@saimm.co.za

Aug 31 -Sept 1 Women in Sheq conference at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
Day 1 Wednesday Aug 31:
9:00 What is an OHS Practitioner, and what does a SHE Professional need to know? Joep Joubert, MD, Advantage ACT Group
10:00 Improving OSH for women in male dominated workplace; Natalie Taft, SHEQ Manager, SFF Association
11:30 Risk Management /the risk based approach and Introducing IOSM’s Body of Knowledge; Delene Sheasby Vice P
12:30 Occupational health and safety considerations for women employed in core mining positions; Dr Doret Botha, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, School of Social and Government Studies, North West University
14:30 Leadership management and building a SHE team; Hanlie Hattingh, SHE Manager, Omnia Fertilizer
15:30 Building a successful career in SHEQ; Carine Mostert, MD of OHSAS
Day 2 Thursday September 1:
9:00 General health and safety hazards in the South African mining industry; Mpendulo Ginindza, Head: Corporate SHEQ, Mintek
10:00 Current status quo with regards to women, and throughput rates for professional registration; Nomvula Rakolote, Registrar, SACPCMP
11:30 Accident Investigation/ Reporting in construction; Rene Pieterse, Health & Safety Manager, Aveng Grinaker LTA
12:30 Curbing negative impacts and thriving in the workplace; Milly Ruiters; Director of Health and Hygiene, Department of Labour
15:30 Management and implementation of SHEQ responsibilities and requirements for government /municipalities /large organisations; Thamaga Thapola, GM: SHEQ, Johannesburg City Parks.
Booking before 22 July, R5999 +VAT; booking after 22 July, R6999 +VAT. Pride Nyakanyanga, +27 (0)11 472 1035, fax +27 (0)86 552 9872, pride@businesssuccess.co.za

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. 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

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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  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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