Department of Labour deputy director-general of Inspection, Aggy Moiloa.

DOL retail health and safety seminar

South African Labour inspectors are informing employers about retail health and safety compliance at a seminar in Cape Town on 28-29 June 2016.

SA Labour minister Mildred Oliphant.

Health and safety laws update February 2016

This health and safety laws update of February 2015, includes forestry labour inspections, compensation fraud hearings, a transfer scam, and policy on ‘commercial’ labour unions.

Some Sheq training developments at tertiary and vocational level.

OHS management exam questions

This post includes some OHS management exam questions, that may also be set as practical exercises, on aspects of OHS internal auditing; safe working practices; risk assessment principles; and quality management.

Consultant Anton Smith recaps the argument for integrating all the elements of Sherq into the overall management system.

Sherq management is part of business and work

Some workers and managers regard their Sherq management duties as secondary functions, while these are part of their joint responsibilities to themselves, colleagues, society, and the environment.

David Broadbent unpacks the large role of risk tolerance in workplace health and safety.

How to get minor incident statistics

Minor incident statistics or ‘near misses’ are like amber traffic lights; we speed up and then hesitate, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.

IOSM president Joep Joubert. He is also a consultant to the SACPCMP, and former Unisa lecturer.

IOSM calls for OHS registration unity

Institute of Safety Management (IOSM) president Joep Joubert called for OHS registration unity in an email to Saiosh and DOL, given verbatim below;