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  • In a recent article on Sheqafrica.com, it was reported that the Department of Labour invited SAIOSH members to report unsafe conditions and acts to them. Going this route is filled with dangers in itself and it is doubtful that it was initiated by the DOL. …Read More…

  • [UPDATED] Sheqafrica.com cancelled the marketing of the Construction Risk Africa annual conference organised by Servigraph 30 CC, trading as Bizstrat, just 48 hours after the AISE Payment Risk Register was launched on 14 February 2019 and terminated all relations with its owner, Dhanesh Ramparsad. The …Read More…

  • A wall collapse killed three construction workers, believed to be in their 30’s,  and one sustained critical injuries following yet another structural collapse in Isipingo south of Durban on the 18th of February 2019. It’s understood the men were working at a construction site at the …Read More…

  • Call centre workers spend a large part of their working day sitting in front of a computer monitor in what is defined as sedentary work. This exposes them to a unique set of hazards unlike the general factory or office environment. EHS Training has developed …Read More…

  • Fewer Than 20% of Employers are Prepared for Opioid Abuse

    Even though 75% of companies have experienced the effects of the opioid epidemic, only 17% say they are “extremely well prepared” to handle it, according to a new survey from the National Safety Council (NSC). The results of the survey were released in recognition of Poison Prevention Week. “The opioid crisis …Read more…

  • Four Ways to Crowdsource Innovation

    Having an organization adopt open innovation is a challenge in itself, but having the manufacturing area do it is even harder. The challenge of connecting with external people becomes even bigger when internal people do not have the time to take care of it. However, an open approach can be …Read more…

  • Nemak USA Inc. Workers Diagnosed with Lung Disease

    Three workers at Sheboygan, Wisc.-based Nemak USA were diagnosed with occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a debilitating lung disease. After a medical referral, OSHA inspected the automotive aluminum castings manufacturing facility in August 2018 and found the company failed to protect its employees. “Employers using these materials in their production must ensure that …Read more…

  • The interrelations between product and project management

    18 March 2019 / 9:00This series continues with the interrelations between product and project management. Products are created through projects. It may start with a sketch or design of the product, continue with a prototype of the product to the delivery of a ready to go product. Whilst products of …Read more…

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