The Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) will open its Mine Health and Safety Centre of Excellence (CoE) in April 2017, to implement mining OHS research findings.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
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.
A new case study demonstrates how psychological fitness assessment identifies risks, and enables corporate health and safety management.
The South African Mineral Resources (DMR) budget includes several mine health and safety measures for the 2015-2016 financial year.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April promotes a safety culture to help reduce the number of occupational fatalities, injuries, and diseases.
Wits University is calling for applicants to appoint a professor in occupational hygiene research and teaching, orientated to mining.
The causes of poor quality management, and a framework for improving the quality of management, services and products, are outlined by Prof John Smallwood.
The SA Mine Health and Safety Council has contracted the CSIR for mining behaviour and hygiene research, towards setting up a centre of excellence.
Mining giant Anglo American is investing R15-m in Occupational Hygiene research at the Wits University School of Public Health.
Two construction health and safety research papers earned PhD degrees in Port Elizabeth in April 2014.
Mining sustainability academic Prof May Hermanus will lead CSIR mining environment research, as executive director from June 2013.
Nigeria’s oil health and safety impacts are reported in detailed research, with recommendations by Dr Na’ankwat Lami Dabup.
Johannesburg’s Wits University launches a mining research body to develop new growth, health, safety and social technology in 2013, reclaiming a CSIR role.
The SA Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) is setting up an occupational health and safety risk research centre of excellence in Janurary 2013.
A new research study from Belgium has made some very important findings about chemical safety communication in the workplace.
United Kingdom. A stressful job has a direct biological impact on the body, raising the risk of heart disease, research…