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How to manage Excavations

Most of people or contractors don’t take excavation safety seriously and workers are losing their lives due to collapsing excavations. Recently we heard about two people who lost their lives due to excavation safety failures. Just go to your residential area to find an open excavation. That trench dug to provide you with Fibre to […]

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OHS Consulting rates: 2019

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, […]

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The Role of the SHE Rep

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding the job of Health & Safety Representative or SHE Rep as they are often called. 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 & […]