by James E. Leemann Ph.D. The origins of behavior-based safety (BBS) are attributed to a number of different individuals in the fields of behavior analysis, organizational behavior, psychology, safety, and so on. Regardless of who you attribute the beginnings of BBS to, most would agree the origins of applied BBS came into fruition in the […]
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Originally founded by Ben Fouche of Real Babe Media, Sheqafrica.com has been serving the SHEQ industry since 2007 and contains over 1600 articles from various experts in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management fields. Today, Sheqafrica.com is proudly co-owned by the Africa Media Group(50%) and focuses on Human Resources Management, Risk & Compliance on the African Continent.
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Roger Ailes. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. With so many high-profile alleged cases of sexual harassment in the news, a new survey states that employers still are not taking steps to prevent and address the widespread issue. A mere 32 percent of American workers say the company for which they work does not provide adequate resources to prevent […]
I was visiting a small, long-standing U.S. factory, tucked into an industrial area in a booming West Coast city. Signs posted in the fabrication and office spaces diligently reminded employees to wear ear plugs and safety glasses. Everyone was proudly in compliance. What stunned me was that the factory was generating alarming amounts of plastic […]
Durban – The indirectly forced registration of health and safety practitioners in South Africa under the Construction Regulations, 2014 have been reported ad nauseam since 2013, and recently surfaced on Social media again. The registration process is now going to be tested for the first time, in a court of law. A Durban based HSE […]
In today’s workforce, computer use and use of digital devices is not limited to the office worker, but occurs in every shop floor, laboratory and other production facility. Manufacturing and industrial operations have computers or other digital screen devices in almost all aspects of their operations. Workers and employers now have to be concerned with […]
In the rife of pending deadlines, economical lay-offs and swarming in-boxes you get the flu! Tiredly you drag your body out of bed and go to work – doing the right thing? Wrong! According to the Loyola University Health System Occupational Health Services, people who come to work sick are more likely to hinder rather […]
Under certain Safety, Health and Environmental legislation, there are instances when it is lawful for an employee to refuse to work.
Sean Suggs, recently promoted to president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, speaks often about his plant’s future being in its people, and he’s certainly wasted no time making good on that prediction. Late last month, Suggs announced that Toyota is investing $170 million in new equipment in the plant, a move that will bring an […]
Successful Health and Safety induction programs are designed to cover all the bases. All the Safety and Health basics new workers and visitors need to know are included, and the management system ensures that every-one goes through induction – from the CEO to the new worker. Every organisation’s Safety induction programs will be different, but […]
Hand injuries can be especially traumatic. It strips away one’s ability to work and also the ability to perform activities of daily living. The two primary types of workplace hand injuries are traumatic events and overuse or repetitive-motion injuries. Amputations and other serious injuries typically occur because of a lack of experience or training. Current […]