Owners of marine fleets have to conduct a fishing vessel compliance audit every three months in South Africa.
Legal compliance audits delay some health and safety files, and block some contractors from vendor management systems. Is the scope of Sheq expanding?
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.
South African Labour inspectors are informing employers about retail health and safety compliance at a seminar in Cape Town on 28-29 June 2016.
The Department of Labour asked the state to fund 100 new health and safety and BEE Labour inspectors, in addition to the current 145.
Emergency, health and safety compliance rests on three legs; the law, the means, and enforcement. A fire equipment case study reveals some obstacles.
This health and safety law update of September 2014 includes Compensation Fund fraud, legal notices, and state OHS Act compliance.
The first Compliance Practitioner designations were awarded by the Compliance Institute in August 2014.
SA Labour minister Mildred Oliphant said Labour inspectors found that 75% of employers complied with health and safety laws in 2014.
The achievements of legal compliance officers will be recognized at the first Southern Africa Compliance Awards in November 2014.
Compliance officers register with the Compliance Institute SA, following SAQA recognition of the professional body and its board exams, starting in 2013.
SA Labour inspectors will concentrate in 2014 on retail employers found wanting in labour law compliance, according to current statistics.
Facilities Regulations of 2004 under the SA Occupational Health and Safety Act, set certain sanitation, canteen, smoking, water and seating standards at work.
‘Competence’ is a term used widely in Occupational Health and Safety legislation and standards, but OHS competency is often misunderstood and badly implemented.
SAQA recognised the Compliance Institute SA (CISA) as a professional body for legal compliance officers and financial risk practitioners.
SA Department of Labour inspection revealed average compliance at 60%, raised to 77% after enforcement, says the DOL annual report of January 2012.
Nigeria had stopped some operations of Chinese Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC) in Abuja, for poor compliance and lack of construction PPE.
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