In our prequel to this topic we looked at all the aspects to consider in finding the answer to the question of a reasonable rate for an OHS consultant. In this article, we will compare the consulting rate with the cost to company of a full time OHS manager in South Africa. First of all, […]
There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding the job of Health & Safety Representative. The reason is that there are two Acts that regulates these persons. The one Act is the Mine Health & Safety Act, and the other Act is the Occupational Health & Safety Act, which do not apply to Mines. […]
Owners of marine fleets have to conduct a fishing vessel compliance audit every three months in South Africa.
Effective selection, issue, use, and management of personal protective equipment, requires a detailed PPE policy.
Sexual harassment is unfair discrimination, regulated by the Employment Equity Act, and Promotion of Equality Act. Here are some management guidelines.
Construction people agree on 38 practices, and six factors for preventing fatalities, injuries and diseases, towards zero harm in construction.
Engage and motivate people by leadership to align their needs and values with their work and their organisation, writes Saide Mansur.
A new case study demonstrates how psychological fitness assessment identifies risks, and enables corporate health and safety management.
With temperatures in up to 35 degrees Celsius this summer, employers and workers have to avoid heat exposure and manage heat stress.
Role-players should integrate management of health and safety in construction phases, the ACHASM conference 2015 in Cape Town agreed.