Category:Featured Issue 4 2018

24th Aug 2018

A concerted effort to prevent occupational diseases

Often the neglected stepchild of occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational diseases are a recurring threat for which claims are on the rise. However,...

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24th Aug 2018

The role of Ergonomics in Construction

Working in the construction sector is one of the most physically taxing occupations that one can undertake. NKOSINI NGWENYA explores the topic of ergonomics...

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24th Aug 2018

Prepared, informed and equipped for falls

No industry is immune to falls, including employees slipping and falling on wet or uneven surfaces, or from heights. SHEQ MANAGEMENT takes a look...

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24th Aug 2018

Virtually real

Being able to visualise how something will work has long been advantageous when developing new products or processes. JOHAN BOUWER, head of VR/New Technology,...

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24th Aug 2018

Unpacking feng shui and how it can affect the workplace

Wikipedia describes feng shui, also known as Chinese geomancy, as a pseudoscience, which claims to use energy forces to harmonise individuals with their surrounding...

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24th Aug 2018

Insured and assured against the worst-case scenario

With the correct insurance and assurance, companies can be well prepared and assist employees in the case of an injury, disability or death. SHEQ...

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24th Aug 2018

Electrifying times!

Electric vehicles are nothing new; they have existed since the 1800s. However, they are finally becoming a popular mode of transport, as CHARLEEN CLARKE...

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24th Aug 2018

Handy advice for hand protection

Hand injuries are among the most common injuries in the workplace. We find out what factors should be considered in creating a hand-safety programme...

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24th Aug 2018

The science of accident reconstruction

We look into the use of software as a risk-management and accident-reconstruction tool When an accident occurs, it is of the utmost importance that...

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17th Aug 2018

Safety book launched for children

Isabel Guerreiro Darlington had a serious accident in June 2011, and nearly died. This inspired her to write a safety book especially for children...

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