Special trains could alleviate road pressure, and improve transport safety at big events such as the Easter pilgrimage to Moria, three researchers found.
SACPCMP Registrar Nomvule Rakolote told a Public Works committee that Competition Commission rulings could stop construction health and safety registration.
Sibanye Platinum claims R26.8-m from Mineral Resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane and three DMR officials, for losses during mine safety stoppages.
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.
This health and safety training update of March 2017 includes an occupational health and welfare qualifications policy workshop; and training funding.
This health and safety law update of February 2017 includes health facilities; medicines; Bargaining Councils; and environmental prosecution.
This health and safety law update of January 2017 includes Labour prosecution outcomes; the anti-bribery standard; Chinese medicine; and the UIF Act.
Mining safety statistics figures for 2016 have improved by 5% against the previous year, said the DMR.
The Department of Health Directorate of Radiation Control could merge its radiation safety functions with the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR).
Health and safety management is becoming part of business culture in Liberia, but the state still lacks a comprehensive safety policy.
Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.
After a visit to a large employer in South Africa, David Broadbent takes a festive look at safety system health, climate, and leadership.
This health and safety law update of December 2016 includes health standards, rail and road safety; and foreign farm workers.
The SA Labour Court instructed DME mining inspectors to restrict section 54 /55 mine safety closures, to sections or levels where they found unsafe conditions.
The metals union demands safety measures at Arcelor Mittal in Vanderbijl Park, and that three health and safety managers be suspended.
Mineral Resources minister M Zwane released the latest mining health and safety statistics at a conference in November 2016. Here is a summary.
The SACPCMP, registrar for project managers and construction health and safety professionals, clarified construction health and safety liability.
Some safety harness rules are just tickbox exercises, with fall arrest lanyards that exceed the fall distance, writes Brian Irlam.
This health and safety laws update of October 2016, includes Compensation Fund audit results; and the legal status of SADC workers in SA.
The OHS Act Amendment Bill proposes health and safety admin fines of up to R50 000, but fails to improve on incident investigation measures.