As an employer, you have a duty of care under health and safety legislation to maintain a work environment that is without risks to the health or safety of your employees. This duty extends to your employees’ psychological health, a part of this duty means to minimise work-related stress. Some of the factors that can […]
Jessica has 12 years experience in investigative journalism and technical report writing.
The number of companies and consultants using generic auditing systems and software could face some challenges in the next 12 to 18 months as OHS practice will be forced to implement a risk-based approach to OHS management. The current “system required” compliance measurement will no longer be relevant as the practice will move away from […]
EU-OSHA welcomes the new Vision Zero app from the Vision Zero global campaign, run by the International Social Security Association (ISSA). The app promotes ISSA’s ‘7 golden rules — for zero accidents and healthy work’, is quick and easy to use, and shows the workplace safety and health status of an organisation. The app is […]
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. The information of the employer is protected under Section 36 […]
[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 Conference has been re-scheduled after the 2018 event did not […]