This health and safety training update of March 2017 includes an occupational health and welfare qualifications policy workshop; and training funding.
Health and safety management is becoming part of business culture in Liberia, but the state still lacks a comprehensive safety policy.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
Ghana had asked employers to manage environmental health impacts, as part of their business sustainability goals.
This health and safety laws update of February 2015, includes forestry labour inspections, compensation fraud hearings, a transfer scam, and policy on ‘commercial’ labour unions.
The South African Hazardous Biological Agents law will extend to health work employers, who have to implement a management system by 2017.
The SA Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) calls for comment on environmental assessor registration from EAPs and the public before 12 January 2015.
The SA Department of Labour criticised public service employers and state departments for dismal health and safety inspection results and “OHS disregard”.
The SA DOL is re-trianing staff in public service skills, including learnerships, insurance, employement equity, and labour inspection.
Harmonisation and enforcement of SA mining environmental management laws is under discussion in parliamentary committees.
The SA Environment, Water and Minerals departments will co-operate on mining environmental licenses, but still debate sustainability.
A USA insurance specialist, in his blog Keven Moore on Insurance, warns employers; Your company’s celolphone driving policy needs your attention.
To save lives and protect your company from risks and liability, develop a Distracted Driving Policy from this template, writes Brian Irlam.
Professional bodies and professional titles in SA have to conform to new Qualifications Authority policy and criteria, effective from 27 July 2012.
Absenteeism is a leading cause of loss. Managers should develop and absenteeism policy, metrics and third party consulting to manage absenteeism.
A health and safety policy must derive from consultation; result in clear and practical statements; and set a keynote for corporate culture.
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