Category:Featured Issue 4 2019

21st Aug 2019

The changing face of OHS

Moves by the Department of Employment and Labour to employ an additional 500 occupational health and safety (OHS) inspectors are likely to have far-reaching...

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21st Aug 2019

Safetember all about heights

The annual Safetember campaign returns with a focus on preventing falls from heights – the second most-common cause of fatal accidents in the construction...

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21st Aug 2019

The future of work: shaping a human-centred workplace

“The focus of occupational health and safety (OHS) should be on insights, not incidents.” This was among the observations made at the 2019 Saiosh...

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21st Aug 2019

Stealing the sands of time

Sand builds the world around us – but it is running out. Worse, much of it is being mined illegally, not only in South...

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21st Aug 2019

Slip and fall prevention – need to know

Slips, trips and falls are among the most common causes of accidents in the workplace and could lead to serious injury, or even death....

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21st Aug 2019

Reaching safety’s tipping point?

Having spent a month in Canada, where he attended three conferences addressed by experts in health and safety, Mathew Goncalves has come to believe...

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21st Aug 2019

Insurance risks and cyber crime

South Africa’s legal professionals have become major targets in cyberattacks that have seen billions of rand lost  to criminals each year Hack attacks, ransom...

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21st Aug 2019

What Chernobyl taught the world

Occupational health and safety officers can learn a lot about safety from the newly released HBO mini-series on the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear...

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21st Aug 2019

Selecting PPE the right way

As every occupational health and safety officer knows, it is not just about providing personal protective equipment (PPE). Businesses need to invest in the...

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