Outdoor workers and employers have to manage skin cancer risk. Occupational health exposures could be considered a test of mangement quality in turn.
Consulting body NIOCCSA asked the ministers of Public Works, Public Enterprise, and Labour, to rethink enforced health and safety registration.
Workers and people who rarely use ladders, are at higher risk during work at height, due to a false sense of ladder safety competence.
Remote work health and safety is a challenge to Sheq managers serving some people who work abroad, off site, or at home.
As a health and safety practitioner you should manage your CPD (continual professional development) to help sustain your competence.
An large employer is using behavior-based principles to nudge behavior towards a health and safety culture, said She official Charlotte Sieberhagen.
The causes of poor quality management, and a framework for improving the quality of management, services and products, are outlined by Prof John Smallwood.
Gas cylinder safety requires management of exposure to heat, impacts, and other risks. Since they are semi-portable, handling raises many risks.
SANS 10228 guides suppliers and operators on how to manage chemical risks, including labelling, awareness, and storage.
Construction employers, contractors and maintenance contractors, may obtain Construction Regulations exemption.
Site traffic safety is often among the highest risks on site, due to exposure frequency and severity of the potential consequences.
Trench and excavation safety remains in the spotlight following trench collapse incidents in wet, sandy or unstable conditions.
Several health and safety laws and regulations refer to medical surveillance and medical screening, but how does it apply to different industries?
Manual handling risk assessment requires task observation, data, ergonomic parameters, and a management plan.
Everyone on site has a legal and moral responsibility for preventing accidents at work, but the dice are loaded against stopping production on gut feeling.
Safety culture assessment measures your ability to prevent disasters, injuries, and losses, but many people misunderstand the term, safety culture.
Legal, health and safety, environmental, medical and other consulting fees remain open to exploitation, and should be regulated, said NIOCCSA.
Tyre manufacturers advise professional drivers to perform a five-point tyre safety check between every trip, and at refuelling.
Anglo American SA paid silicosis compensation to 23 former gold miners in September 2013, in a deal that could pave the way for a mass payout by all mines.
An electrical safety checklist is a reminder of elements to include in a health and safety risk management system, assessment, policy, procedure and training