Health and safety culture and leadership at the Eskom Medupi power station construction site is compromised by stressors, errors, BEE, and politics.
This South African health and safety laws update of June 2015, includes illegal mining, fraud, electrical appointments, and firearms marking.
The South African state’s Operation Mining Phakisa aims to increase BEE, mining health and safety, and mining environmental measures from August 2015.
Construction managers must serve only one site at a time, manage health and safety appointments, and remain liable, along with CEOs.
Health and safety management relies on incidents, statistics, probability, and history, yet the Denver train collision repeats the Orlando train disaster.
This South African health and safety law update of May 2015 includes mobile equipment, refuge bays, construction appointments, and medical certificates.
Emergency, health and safety compliance rests on three legs; the law, the means, and enforcement. A fire equipment case study reveals some obstacles.
Individual duties in terms of Regulations, scope, and appointments, enable Labour investigators and courts to determine health and safety liability.
Employers must assess and manage all workplace risks, including social risk factors such as xenophobia, as the Constitution and the OHS Act provides.
This South African health and safety law update of April 2015 includes a Thongathi Mall Inquiry twist, construction contract forms, and OHS Act compliance.
An international mining body published its first good practice guide on preventing serious types of metallurgy and mining health and safety incidents.
Some policies, strategies, laws, systems or interventions, have unintended health and safety consequences. Mabila Mathebula unpacks the ‘Cobra Effect’.
[SEE THONGATHI MALL INQUIRY UPDATE BELOW]. An employer organisation used an internal incident investigation as an example of how to shift health and safety liability of OHS officers.
The SACPCMP is using mass construction health and safety registration workshops to meet the DOL’s construction OHS registration deadline of August 2015.
Quality health and safety training provide ‘mind tools’ to protect employees and prevent loss. Here is a general guide for in-house trainers.
The winner of the Responsible Care (RC) Performance Award for last year, is Omnia Fertiliser. The top chemicals health and safety haulier is Hi5.
The SACPCMP mass construction health and safety registration workshop is a coercion tactic to transfer OHS liability, writes Edmond Furter.
Organisations have to manage their health and safety knowledge retention to manage their risks, writes petrochemicals specialist Saide Mansur.
This South African health and safety law 2015 March udpate includes construction OHS registration law arguments, and DOL Labour law meeting dates.
The Minesafe 2015 conference will update mining health and safety practice from academic, policy and practical perspectives in August.