This health and safety training update of March 2017 includes an occupational health and welfare qualifications policy workshop; and training funding.
Gauteng Department of Health budget overspend will reach R1.6-b by March 2017, partly due to negligence, and the occupational dispensation.
South African chemicals operators reported more chemicals industry diseases among health and safety statistics in the Responsible Care Performance Report 2016.
The Department of Labour is drafting Ergonomics Regulations, due in 2017. Employers would also have to follow guidelines relevant to their industries.
When you hear words like, “I gave you safety training, why did you get hurt,” one finger points at the worker, one at the system, and three at the management team.
A South African woman, Katherine du Preez, was appointed first Queensland Mine Safety and Health Commissioner in June 2016, as black lung disease returns.
A railway occupational health and medical practitioner course, including human factors management, is hosted in Pretoria on 4 to 9 July 2016.
Former miners suffering from silicosis and TB are allowed to take class action in occupational health claims for damages against gold mines from 2016.