Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Levels 4, 5, 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
Typical emergency management exam questions at NQF Levels 2, 3 and 4, from the vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
Minor incident statistics or ‘near misses’ are like amber traffic lights; we speed up and then hesitate, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
Event safety officers may attend a training course based on SANS 10366, and may join a public event safety registration body (UPDATED 19 JULY 2015).
The rate of food-borne disease is rising due to contamination by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemicals. Food safety is an occupational health risk.
Scania South Africa’s HIV prevention and AIDS employee support programme, has won an international award.
This South African health and safety laws update of June 2015, includes illegal mining, fraud, electrical appointments, and firearms marking.
Health and safety management relies on incidents, statistics, probability, and history, yet the Denver train collision repeats the Orlando train disaster.
An international mining body published its first good practice guide on preventing serious types of metallurgy and mining health and safety incidents.
Safety psychologist David Broadbent explores the anatomy of industrial disasters, and strategies to diagnose and prevent them.
Do confined space entry worker know enough? Here are some confined space entry risk assessment calculations.
South Africa has tried to reduce road deaths, but with little or no improvement. We need a new road safety management paradigm.
Operational and public safety management each have many facets that impact on one another. The Table Mountain cableway upgrade offers a case study.
Waste Management Bureau fees and taxes were published for comment in February 2015 as waste law continues to multiply.
After reactive, autocratic and other approaches, some mature managers graduate to a health and safety loss prevention paradigm.
The causes of poor quality management, and a framework for improving the quality of management, services and products, are outlined by Prof John Smallwood.
A food safety checklist is one of the last resorts of catering security. Study relevant laws, regulations, and standards such as ISO 22000 or HACCP.
Change management and the management of change are two stages in a process, writes Mabila Mathebula.
The Quality Management System standard ISO 9001:2015 will introduce risk-based planning, assessment and evaluation by the end of 2015.
South Africa is still locked in change management two decades after democracy. Ukraine still struggles with change management after communism.