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GAS Installers vs. Practitioners
The increasing availability of fuel gas in South Africa has impacted many households and commercial spaces as homeowners and business owners migrate to gas as an energy
28 Feb 2020
Health and Safety Staff Medicals as part of OHS Act Compliance
Anything that relates to staff medicals is rather a bone of contention in the workplace. With the rise of several epidemics and some occupational medical conditions that employers
17 Oct 2019 - J. K.
Health and Safety No Rules Before Providing Resources
A continuous tug of war between employers and their employees remains the order of the day while Safety Professionals are forever on a quest for greener pastures. When is this
18 Sep 2019
The tale of milk and paint Health and Safety
I have always wondered why painters would ask for milk as part of their lunch during their painting activity. It seems this practice of painters taking milk to alleviate throat
08 Aug 2019
What is fatigue? “Extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.”
Physical demands of the task and the need to meet production targets lead to extended shifts and that may result in fatigue. The economic need to have sustainable jobs puts
29 Jul 2019
Health & Safety Winter: The Burning Issue
Last week we discussed the effect of Cold stress on the workforce and how employees can be protected. As we continue to look at risks associated with the winter season,
09 Jul 2019
Health and Safety What health and safety means to you.
As I was reading the news, I came across these headlines “Patients being evacuated after fire breaks out at the Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital (Jabulani Hospital).”
11 Jun 2019
Workplace injuries and diseases Compensation for workplace injuries and diseases
The Department of Labour passed a law that caters for all Occupational Injuries and Diseases that employees may encounter in their course of duty. The law was called the
04 Jun 2019
Health and safety Corporate governance that influences safety culture
With the growing interest in companies wanting to implement Safety management systems, there’s an upward trend on the influx of Health and Safety professionals into the
28 May 2019
Health and Safety The cost of health and safety non-compliance
“If You Think Education Is Expensive, Try Ignorance “from Derek Bok – President of Harvard University, March 1978. As I was reading an article, I came across
21 May 2019




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