SACPCMP Registrar Nomvule Rakolote told a Public Works committee that Competition Commission rulings could stop construction health and safety registration.
The SACPCMP, registrar for project managers and construction health and safety professionals, clarified construction health and safety liability.
Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
Construction contractors in Malawi complain that formal construction safety procedures are not regarded as a mandatory practice.
A wind gust and scaffolding weaknesses caused the M1 /Grayston Drive pedestrian bridge collapse, said a witness for the contractor.
Employers had formed a construction professions board, initiated by Master Builders North, to develop and grade construction workers and companies in 2016.
The Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry will investigate contractor Murray & Robers; the Construction Health and Safety Agent; and the supplier of materials and design.
The SACPCMP is visiting schools and universities to convince learners and students of construction health and safety registration, on the promise of finding mentors, vacation work, and jobs.
The Grayston bridge collapse inquiry revealed that deadlines were missed, bolts were missing and concerns about alignment were raised.
Role-players should integrate management of health and safety in construction phases, the ACHASM conference 2015 in Cape Town agreed.
The Grayston Drive pedestrian bridge collapse over the M1 highway in Johannesburg on 14 October 2015, kiled two and injured 23.
The DOL Compensation Fund (CF) issued a compensation scam warning to employers and workers, against ‘Compensation House’.
Construction culture change would attract women, and gain form their ability to multi-task.
On 24 July 2015, the exemptions to Regulation 3 of the Construction Regulations were published. Shavanya takes a look at the impact of the Construction Regulations exemptions.
ACHASM hosts its symposium on 20 Oct in Cape Town, themed on a team approach to zero fatalities, injuries, and disease. Delegates will gain SACPCMP CPD points.
About 34 building sites entered the Master Builders SA 2015 Construction Health and Safety awards.
The DOL accepts SACPCMP applications as construction health and safety registration exemptions. Construction permit exemptions are based on project cost.
Spending R2.5bn a year on health and safety compensation claims due to construction incidents, has forced the Labour Department to tighten its regulations.
Nelson Mandela Metro University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth has opened a new Bitumen Laboratory, with a new Science Building to follow.