Category:SHEQ Management Handbook 2019

15th Jan 2019

Preventing diseases and injuries essential for economic growth

Despite comprehensive occupational health and safety legislation, workplace deaths remain high, with occupational diseases often the cause. Companies should take action by educating themselves...

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15th Jan 2019

Digging into safety in the mining industry

As it is a hazardous environment in which to work, the mining sector should be prepared for every eventuality by providing the correct personal...

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15th Jan 2019

Building blocks to safety

The construction industry is among the most dangerous in South Africa in terms of fatalities. SHEQ MANAGEMENT takes a look at the essentials needed...

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15th Jan 2019

With a pinch of safety

When preventing contamination from pests and bacteria while protecting employees, the food and beverage industry has many occupational health and safety (OHS) factors to...

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15th Jan 2019

Safety behind the wheel

The transport industry is the backbone of the country’s economy, and ensuring drivers are healthy and safe is critical to a smooth-running supply chain....

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15th Jan 2019

Minimising the impact of petrochemicals

While almost everyone depends on the petrochemical industry for fuel to operate machinery, travel or cook, the industry has a responsibility to ensure that...

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15th Jan 2019

Putting productivity back in production

While the engineering and manufacturing industry faces many challenges, employee safety is one of the most important. Investing in quality personal protective equipment (PPE),...

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15th Jan 2019

Forestry: High risk, but manageable

Forestry is widely considered to be one of the most dangerous industries in which to work, but that doesn’t mean it has to be...

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15th Jan 2019

Harvesting the rewards of safe farming

Agriculture is essential to the welfare of a country. Good farming processes feed a nation, while poor farming methods could endanger the lives of...

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15th Jan 2019

Stamp of approval

Investing in health and safety training and certification helps prevent injuries in the workplace and saves companies money in the long run. There are...

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