According to the SA Disaster Management Act, a National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has to integrate and co-ordinate loss prevention.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
Everyone has a different view of what quality management means, and everyone is probably correct, writes Bill Coetzee. Quality is as contagious as a smile.
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Major incidents are as rare as Black Swans. You have not seen one on site for many years. But they are not extinct, not even endangered.
Shane Lishman reports from a remote site in Liberia on the positive difference that managerial buy-in makes to African Sheq management.
The UK exit from the EU, or Brexit, will impact on health and safety standards on both sides of the channel, writes Mabila Mathebula.
A degraded mode of operation restricts management systems, and raises health and safety risks, unexpected in the ideal or textbook mode of operation.
Bill Coetzee recalls the Sheq evolution, from the bad old days of risk tolerance, to culture change. Good management is more valuable than ever before.
This post includes some OHS management exam questions, that may also be set as practical exercises, on aspects of OHS internal auditing; safe working practices; risk assessment principles; and quality management.
To create a safe workplace culture, leaders could use neurosafety to manage the brain processes that determine behaviour, instead of reacting to unsafe behaviour with threats.
The SA Disaster Management Amendment Bill 2015 expands disaster management plans, to disaster risk assessments, and risk mapping,
Some workers and managers regard their Sherq management duties as secondary functions, while these are part of their joint responsibilities to themselves, colleagues, society, and the environment.
Resilience is the capability of a system to maintain its function/structure in the face of changes and to degrade gracefully when it must, writes Max Geyer.
Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Level 4, 5 and 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
The Chemicals Management Bill will provide for co-ordinated enforcement, across health, safety, environment, water, and development authorities, by 2017.
The SA Chemicals and Allied Industry Association (CAIA) released its health, safety and environment statistics in the 2015 Responsible Care report.
Role-players should integrate management of health and safety in construction phases, the ACHASM conference 2015 in Cape Town agreed.
Procurement and capital projects pose several health and safety pitfalls. Mabila Mathebula unpacks a railway procurement case study of ‘landmines’.
The Marikana Commission Report on the Lonmin Mine strike and massacre, has several implications for social and security management.