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SHEQ Management

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the safety, health, environment and quality industries.

3rd Jul 2020

Human error debunked, while curiosity and collaboration win

The EHS Congress has catapulted itself into the centre of the health and safety (H&S) community by providing an unparalleled range of high-quality presentations,...

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3rd Jul 2020

Aiding and empowering women

So far 2020 has seen a lot. Bushfires in Australia, floods in Indonesia, riots in Delhi and – perhaps the most devastating of them...

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3rd Jul 2020

COIDA for occupationally acquired Covid-19

Herman Enoch, marketing and communications manager at the Federated Employers Mutual (FEM) Assurance Company, outlines the claims procedure in cases of occupationally acquired Covid-19...

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3rd Jul 2020

Can we return to the workplace, safely?

We’ve entered a period of phased lifting of lockdown. But will South Africa see a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases? We look...

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2nd Jul 2020

First aid training in focus amid covid-19

Now that most companies have returned to work, “back to work safety” has become the name of the game. LIANA SHAW showcases some of...

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24th Apr 2020

These boots are made for working

Injuries in the workplace are a sobering reality, impacting negatively on both employees and employers. In this issue, LIANA SHAW looks at the importance...

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24th Apr 2020

Below zero

Oymyakon, Russia, is reportedly the coldest inhabited place on Earth. During November the average temperature is a shivering -39°C. We grab our mittens and...

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24th Apr 2020

Don’t chop off your legs to fit the bed!

Employees are working longer and harder as organisations have to make do with fewer people (thanks to a harsher economic climate). Sarah Bannatyne, a...

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24th Apr 2020

Seeing the forest for the trees (and relics)

JACO DE KLERK discovers that interesting initiatives are plentiful in our planet’s forestry sector, from nature-based solutions for global warming to the preservation of...

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24th Apr 2020

Wising up to food

While it’s most important for employers to provide employees with safe and healthy workplaces, it’s also important to encourage healthy lifestyles – starting with...

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24th Apr 2020

Twin double-digit birthdays in 2020

The South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) and Africa’s foremost occupational health and safety (OHS) trade show – A-OSH Expo –...

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24th Apr 2020

Covid-19: An ally for hackers?

The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has triggered the world’s biggest work-from-home experiment as countries are locking down and millions of people have been asked to...

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26th Feb 2020

Zimbabwe: bearing the brunt of climate change

Against the backdrop of disagreement on climate change action, which followed the United Nations (UN) COP 25 conference held in Madrid, Spain, in December...

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26th Feb 2020

A+A: biggest and best ever!

The 2019 rendition of the A+A was the year’s biggest health and safety event. CHARLEEN CLARKE reports that it was also the best The...

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26th Feb 2020

Chemical PPE checklist

Industries working with hazardous chemicals need to be particularly careful when acquiring personal protective equipment. Fortunately, there are head-to-toe solutions to assist While it...

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