Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
Major incidents are rare, but they migrate to sites where managers and workers have a high risk tolerance, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
Vodacom and an outdoor advertising agency are implement safety initiatives, and selling safety as part of their services.
The South African Hazardous Biological Agents law will extend to health work employers, who have to implement a management system by 2017.
Asbestos is still an occupational health risk in manufacturing, mining, building, maintenance and auto industries.
The SA Department of Labour hosts a workshop on registration of construction health and safety professionals, and the construction work permit, on 9 July.
Employers must assess and manage all workplace risks, including social risk factors such as xenophobia, as the Constitution and the OHS Act provides.
Outdoor workers and employers have to manage skin cancer risk. Occupational health exposures could be considered a test of mangement quality in turn.
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.
We need gender equality at work to compete in the world economy, therefore the workplace must offer healthy and safe work for women.
Labour inspectors stopped work at nine housing projects in Meyersdal, Alberton, on Construction Regulations and safety laws on 25 August.
The IWH professional body invites health and safety practitioners to work at height registration workshop on 18 September.
Engineers and other construction professions may be allowed to reserve work if an application to the Competition Commission succeeds.
A Construction Regulations exemption postpones the whole amendment to August 2014, and postpones health and safety Agents’ SACPCMP registration to August 2015.
Employers who introduce and accommodate spiritual intelligence (SQ) in the workplace are more successful and sustainable, write Findhorn Foundation consultants.
A great variety of safety leadership ‘recipes’ for changing organisational safety culture, indicate that many researchers and practitioners have each found some aspects of an elusive process.
Nigeria had stopped some operations of Chinese Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC) in Abuja, for poor compliance and lack of construction PPE.
UAE oil and gas operators had increased oil safety management and industrial culture efforts since a National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) was established five years ago.
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