SACPCMP fines the first Agent

The SACPCMP has successfully concluded its first disciplinary sanction against a registered Construction Health & Safety Agent on 26 October 2018, highlighting the position of the Council within the H&S Community. M C N Joubert (CHSA/004/2013) was found guilty of contravening Rule 2.1 of the SACPMCP Code of Conduct and sanctioned to a R20 000 fine […]


First Aid training providers gets a break

The Chief Inspector of Labour, Tibor Szana, has finally reached a sensible conclusion and withdrew an earlier notice giving first aid training providers until 22 August 2018 to get QCTO Accredited or seize to operate. First Aid training organisations currently registered i.t.o GSR 3(4) now have until 31 March 2020 to become QCTO Accredited before […]


Why rob a bank? Stealing it is much easier

The explosive findings of a damning report into the failure of VBS Mutual Bank reveals how its architects and accomplices stole a bank. The report by investigators appointed by the Reserve Bank to establish what transpired in relation to the failure of VBS also found that criminal charges must be brought against those responsible. Following a […]

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Construction Appointments – Why some Clients still don’t get it right.

When it comes to legal appointments in Construction, a number of legal experts have over the years published articles on the Construction Regulations and how Clients need to implement management structures on work sites. Yet, we still receive questions from practitioners who cannot penetrate the blinkered thinking of some client appointed safety agents and project...

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HOT NEWS! This month launches new service to employers

Cape Town – in partnership with SHEConcepts and Safetyworx Risk Management, launched a brand new website in October 2018 called Safety Officer OnCall360. The new website showcase SHE Practitioners and Consultants in South Africa available for contracts and assignments and is the first of a number of OnCall360 business directories planned for the next […]