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.