Health information, South African smoking laws, less advertising and higher taxes, halved SA smokers from 32% to 16.4% in ten years.
The Heinrich (Bird) Triangle of frequency ratios between minor incidents and injuries, is as false as the truism that ‘unsafe acts cause most accidents’.
SA Department of Labour views and data on construction health and safety are detailed in the director general’s address at the Construction HS Accord in 2012.
Heavy vehicle and hazardous chemicals freight driver fatigue accidents on the Johannesburg to Durban N3 highway take a heavy toll in injuries and losses.
Buildsafe SA, formed by construction employers and consultants in 2012, will circulate southern Afircan safety data and advice on a collective, anonymous basis.
Chemicals operators record death, injury, illness, transport and enviro incidents in the Responsible Care (RC) SA 2011 Performance Report.