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Anyone can now make a H&S File and cash in

The cost of Health & Safety files is going to drop dramatically with the new concept advertised on OnlineIdeas. According to this website, anyone with a pc and printer can now sell Site Files to construction contractors and the sale is backed by a 100% refund if it not “site specific”. OnlineIdeas are offering its...

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Surely you should know this?

Sometimes I really just have to smile and wave. A question was recently posted in a forum where OHS practitioners discuss their professional issues and other matters. But I really had to wonder what these practitioners really know about OHS. Look, I can understand if you have just started your studies, but seriouly? “Explain to...

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South African “compliant” Safety files does not comply

I previously wrote numerous articles on this issue and thought I’d add some more information. In my opinion, the Safety Files currently approved in South Africa does not comply with the law, no matter how compliant its delivery claims to be, and the reasons are highlighted below. If you search for “health & safety file”...

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Construction Health & Safety Files – the what, how and how much?

Whilst it is the biggest money racket in OHS, the Construction Health & Safety File is also the biggest source of disputes, frustration and delays in the Construction Sector. And while the jury is still out on the validity of these bulky stacks of chopped down trees, the prices keeps dropping as if it was...

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