Since 2014, working in Construction Health & Safety has become a difficult task. This is because of the introduction of the Construction Regulations that stipulates a person who is to be appointed as a “Health & Safety Agent”, must be registered with the South African Council for Project & Construction Management Professions, a public protector…
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The collapse of an excavation on 29 January 2018, resulted in the death of an employee and injuring two others in the line of duty at Masingita Mall construction in Giyani. The employees were working for AJCOR Civils, a contractor appointed to extend the mall. Preliminary investigations conducted by an Occupational Health and Safety Inspector […]
Many practitioners in the SHEQ field are marketing themselves as Consultants, and while they are in fact good at what they do, a finer look at their business operation will reveal that they are contract workers “between contracts”. They have a good looking website, a list of services and everything needed to be a “Consultancy” […]
When you perform Health & Safety Induction, the question often arises, “what must be covered?” Rudy Maritz takes a look at what the Occupational Health & Safety Act says about “induction” and what must be covered. The term “induction” is not defined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 1993 of South Africa. In fact, […]