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 a compliance driven Call Centre Safety Workshop and will start […]
There is light at the end of the tunnel for consultants who are abused by clients. It is not uncommon that a client will only pay their consultant, once they in turn gets paid by their client. Sadly, this is not how things work. There is no valid, legal or other reason why a business...
For many SHEQ consultants, adding an extra service offering has become a key to survival. Some have purchased “drones” only to discover it is illegal to operate it for commercial purposes if the operator (pilot) is not registered with the Civil Aviation Authority. A more recent development is the inclusion of property inspections under the […]
The Department of Labour under the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering directorate, will be hosting a workshop on Driven Machinery Regulations in the Mpumalanga province (19 February 2019). The workshop will bring together occupational health and safety inspectors, casino property owners, smelters, lifting machinery associations, lifting machinery entities, factories and lifting machinery training providers. The workshop […]
The South African department of Labour has expressed its intention to name and shame employers who practice fraudulent actitivies. This comes after an employee of Fleeceytex Knitting Company based in Alberton, Johannesburg, made an enquiry into the validity of an exemption granted to the company in terms of the Minimum Wage Act. In a media release […]
I have recently been asked if the PAJA applies to private companies such as a Home Owners Association or Sectional Title Scheme. The question stems from an article in “Die Burger”, 3 November 2018, titled “Die 3P’s – Voldoen julle hieraan”, Sectional Title Scheme expert Tertius Maree, briefly mentioned three Acts of which the acronym […]