This health and safety laws update of October 2016, includes Compensation Fund audit results; and the legal status of SADC workers in SA.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
The OHS Act Amendment Bill proposes health and safety admin fines of up to R50 000, but fails to improve on incident investigation measures.
The Department of Labour called for comment on the draft Explosives Regulations Amendment 2017, including some changes in the required skills.
South Africa is combining its mining, Health, and Labour compensation benefits in a pay-out campaign in 2016.
Sexual harassment is unfair discrimination, regulated by the Employment Equity Act, and Promotion of Equality Act. Here are some management guidelines.
This SA environment laws update of October 2016 includes aquaculture; assessment of mining environmental enforcement; conservation; and Waste Plans.
Logistics statistics, including transport, warehousing, inventory, and management, reveal a great cost, security and safety risk in African business.
Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
SA’s Green Scorpions chief inspector, Frances Craigie, also serves on the Interpol environmental board. She encourages public information.
When you hear words like, “I gave you safety training, why did you get hurt,” one finger points at the worker, one at the system, and three at the management team.
A free OHS Conference for small business on 15-17 November in Benoni, will advise employers how to comply with the OHS Act and its regulations.
Legal compliance audits delay some health and safety files, and block some contractors from vendor management systems. Is the scope of Sheq expanding?
CSIR director and former chief inspector of mines, Prof May Hermanus, called for a mining safety enforcement debate.
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) has the best training programme in the state sector.
The first Women in Rail and Safety conference on 19-20 October in Boksburg, endorsed by the RRA, will launch a gender-based career mentorship programme.
The Department of Labour has postponed the M1 bridge collapse inquiry to 2017, after the contractor bombarded an engineering witness.
SA Mineral Resources minister Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane defended mining safety stoppages after complaints of production losses by some employers.
Nuclear power is safe, economical, and necessary, said Necsa chairman Dr Kelvin Kemm. Nuclear safety training is part of the new pebble bed plan.
Cutting costs impacts on offshore oil safety up to three years later, said the organizers of Offshore West Africa (OWA), planned for June 2017.
Some states, and some employers, use a health and safety checklist based on USA OHS standards, to check their Sheq management systems and internal audits.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
Everyone has a different view of what quality management means, and everyone is probably correct, writes Bill Coetzee. Quality is as contagious as a smile.
A Corporate Governance code aims to balance economic and social; individual and communal goals, writes Annabelle Ribet of Port Louis, Mauritius.