An SA Parliamentary Committee said the Labour Department performance self-assessment of 50% was ‘depressing and unacceptable’.
Mining safety statistics figures for 2016 have improved by 5% against the previous year, said the DMR.
The DEA Green Scorpions reported 1261 criminal cases, 293 prosecutions, and 52 convictions, among its 2016 environmental inspection statistics.
Mineral Resources minister M Zwane released the latest mining health and safety statistics at a conference in November 2016. Here is a summary.
South African chemicals operators reported more chemicals industry diseases among health and safety statistics in the Responsible Care Performance Report 2016.
The SACPCMP, registrar for project managers and construction health and safety professionals, clarified construction health and safety liability.
Logistics statistics, including transport, warehousing, inventory, and management, reveal a great cost, security and safety risk in African business.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
Major incidents are as rare as Black Swans. You have not seen one on site for many years. But they are not extinct, not even endangered.
The SA Chemicals and Allied Industry Association (CAIA) released its health, safety and environment statistics in the 2015 Responsible Care report.
The South African Mineral Resources (DMR) budget includes several mine health and safety measures for the 2015-2016 financial year.
Minor incident statistics or ‘near misses’ are like amber traffic lights; we speed up and then hesitate, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
Spending R2.5bn a year on health and safety compensation claims due to construction incidents, has forced the Labour Department to tighten its regulations.
The Department of Labour asked the state to fund 100 new health and safety and BEE Labour inspectors, in addition to the current 145.
This SA environment law update of February 2015 includes waste tyre recycling statistics, gazette notices, and priority chemicals to be regulated..
Health and safety philosophy has to stretch to underpin Sheq management, from behaviour to corporate governance. Eskom gives us pause for thought.
South African mining health and safety is perceived as improving, following reductions in the number of fatalities and injuries in recent years.
South African employers reported improved chemical safety statistics, including injuries and diseases, said Responsible Care chairman Joaquin Schoch.
The SA Department of Labour criticised public service employers and state departments for dismal health and safety inspection results and “OHS disregard”.
Some organisations practice petty health and safety myths or numbers games. If your employer does, be afraid.