Site traffic safety is often among the highest risks on site, due to exposure frequency and severity of the potential consequences.
Trench and excavation safety remains in the spotlight following trench collapse incidents in wet, sandy or unstable conditions.
Several health and safety laws and regulations refer to medical surveillance and medical screening, but how does it apply to different industries?
Acid mine drainage (AMD) water management requires urgent action, says Water Research Commission mine water research manager Dr Jo Burgess.
The revised SA Employment Equity (EE) Act Code guides employers in managing aspects and impacts of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) at work.
SA will force mines to manage TB and HIV impacts in 2013, and African states could follow in moving HIV costs to business occupational health budgets.
Ladder safety is legislated in SA General Safety Regulations 6, 13(A), Construction Regulations s8, and several standards, guides and incident reports.
Lightning and weather risks present seasonal occupational risks that are easily misjudged. Here is a guide to weather risk identification, assessment and management.