This post includes some OHS management exam questions, that may also be set as practical exercises, on aspects of OHS internal auditing; safe working practices; risk assessment principles; and quality management.
With temperatures in up to 35 degrees Celsius this summer, employers and workers have to avoid heat exposure and manage heat stress.
Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Level 4, 5 and 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
The Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard draft was sent to mining and industrial employers for comment in 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.
Falls from height cause most workplace deaths, and many occupational injuries. Here are some work at height, scaffold and ladder safety checkpoints.
Annex SL, the “standard for standards” guides many changes that will affect the way we implement and integrate management system in the future.
Emergency, health and safety compliance rests on three legs; the law, the means, and enforcement. A fire equipment case study reveals some obstacles.
Coal smog stress on our health and environment will continue as government maintains current air emission standards, said the World-wide Fund.
Most firehose reels are not dependable, despite bearing the SABS mark. The quality of imported equipment, and the SANS 543 standard itself is compromised.
This SA health and safety law update of mid-February 2015 includes DOL meeting dates, security shifts and SANS standards for firehouse reels and concrete.
Will all the hard work you have put into your OHSAS18001 management system be made obsolete by ISO45001?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is updating health care PPE (personal protective equipment) guidelines (below) in the midst of the West African ebola virus crisis.
Gas cylinder safety requires management of exposure to heat, impacts, and other risks. Since they are semi-portable, handling raises many risks.
Industrial locomotive and railway siding safety must be registered, licensed to the National Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) and conform to SANS 3000.
HIV/Aids ARV counselling is standardised by global clinical trials, based on Steven Safren’s Life Steps programme, tested in the USA and China.
The new general Occupational Health and Safety Advisor qualification curriculum draft, updated on 2012 February 16 by the MQA training forum, is posted below.
A services billing standard would allow municipal clients to understand privatised water and electricity invoices, according to 2012 research.
The International SOS Foundation (ISOSF) is a global effort to support the study and adoption of Duty of Care standard for best practice, launched in 2011.
The general SA Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner qualification curriculum standard draft of 2012 April 20, is published by the MQA for public comment.