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.
This health and safety law update of December 2016 includes health standards, rail and road safety; and foreign farm workers.
The COID Act Amendment will include domestic compensation for injuries and diseases, and more state health facilities, said Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.
The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
The Department of Labour is drafting Ergonomics Regulations, due in 2017. Employers would also have to follow guidelines relevant to their industries.
Sexual harassment is unfair discrimination, regulated by the Employment Equity Act, and Promotion of Equality Act. Here are some management guidelines.
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.
Construction contractors in Malawi complain that formal construction safety procedures are not regarded as a mandatory practice.
The South African Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) set guidelines for the mining safety Code of Practice that employers have to compile.
With temperatures in up to 35 degrees Celsius this summer, employers and workers have to avoid heat exposure and manage heat stress.
The South African Hazardous Biological Agents law will extend to health work employers, who have to implement a management system by 2017.
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.
This South African health and safety laws update of June 2015, includes illegal mining, fraud, electrical appointments, and firearms marking.
This South African health and safety law update of May 2015 includes mobile equipment, refuge bays, construction appointments, and medical certificates.
This South African health and safety law update of April 2015 includes a Thongathi Mall Inquiry twist, construction contract forms, and OHS Act compliance.
All construction employees require an occupational medical certificate of fitness from August 2015. Occupational health nurses may perform the medicals.
Natalie Graaff looks at Legionella, the law, and two new national standards for managing exposure to hazardous bacteria.
[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.
This SA environment law update of February 2015 includes waste tyre recycling statistics, gazette notices, and priority chemicals to be regulated..