In South Africa, there is currently a shortage of qualified occupational health, safety and environmental practitioners with specific construction industry knowledge and a proposed 10 day Skills program has been CETA Accredited to alleviate this skill shortage and raise the educational level in the Construction Industry. Experienced SA practitioners with 3 year National Diplomas and…
Jessica van Zyl
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[updated 17 March] MIAMI — Six people were killed when a pedestrian bridge hailed for a novel construction method collapsed Thursday over a busy road west of Miami, crushing eight vehicles and leaving rescue workers racing to free victims from chunks of concrete and snapped metal. Search and rescue operations were aborted on 17 March, after...
Anyone who has been involved in the submission for approval of Safety Files or “bus tickets” as I call it, knows how frustrating it can be. In most cases your file is simply rejected without explanation or indication as to why. But this blatant rejection of files in itself is an illegal and unethical practice...
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...