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.
Leadership emables engaged employees to align their needs and values with their work and their organisation, writes Saide Mansur.
Minor incident statistics or ‘near misses’ are like amber traffic lights; we speed up and then hesitate, writes safety psychologist David Broadbent.
All work sites should have an emergency drill, with provisions for calling in specialist personnel and equipment, should it be needed.
Mobile crane safety requires management of a number of do’s and don’ts to prevent loss incidents, warned Buildsafe SA.
Road construction emergency planning and management is a difficult juggling act for a health and safety officer. Here is a case study.
Construction managers must serve only one site at a time, manage health and safety appointments, and remain liable, along with CEOs.
An international mining body published its first good practice guide on preventing serious types of metallurgy and mining health and safety incidents.
Safety psychologist David Broadbent explores the anatomy of industrial disasters, and strategies to diagnose and prevent them.