SACPCMP Registrar Nomvule Rakolote told a Public Works committee that Competition Commission rulings could stop construction health and safety registration.
The Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) will open its Mine Health and Safety Centre of Excellence (CoE) in April 2017, to implement mining OHS research findings.
This health and safety training update of March 2017 includes an occupational health and welfare qualifications policy workshop; and training funding.
Gauteng Department of Health budget overspend will reach R1.6-b by March 2017, partly due to negligence, and the occupational dispensation.
This health and safety law update of February 2017 includes health facilities; medicines; Bargaining Councils; and environmental prosecution.
This health and safety law update of January 2017 includes Labour prosecution outcomes; the anti-bribery standard; Chinese medicine; and the UIF Act.
Mining safety statistics figures for 2016 have improved by 5% against the previous year, said the DMR.
The Department of Health Directorate of Radiation Control could merge its radiation safety functions with the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR).
Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.
This health and safety law update of December 2016 includes health standards, rail and road safety; and foreign farm workers.
Mineral Resources minister M Zwane released the latest mining health and safety statistics at a conference in November 2016. Here is a summary.
The SACPCMP, registrar for project managers and construction health and safety professionals, clarified construction health and safety liability.
The Department of Labour is drafting Ergonomics Regulations, due in 2017. Employers would also have to follow guidelines relevant to their industries.
This health and safety laws update of October 2016, includes Compensation Fund audit results; and the legal status of SADC workers in SA.
South Africa is combining its mining, Health, and Labour compensation benefits in a pay-out campaign in 2016.
Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
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.
Nuclear power is safe, economical, and necessary, said Necsa chairman Dr Kelvin Kemm. Nuclear safety training is part of the new pebble bed plan.
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.
Occupational hospital safety levels are down to zero in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces, said the Labour Department.