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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.

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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26th Feb 2020

Solutions to prevent slips

Although a common cause of workplace injuries, slips, trips and falls are often very easily managed by implementing some simple preventative measures. MARISKA MORRIS...

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26th Feb 2020

Waste an unexpected hero of global warming

As the world scrambles to fight the effects of global warming and reduce carbon emissions, plastic waste can prove a valuable ally in more...

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26th Feb 2020

Global unity under threat at UN Climate Change Conference

Differing views hold sway as negotiators fail to reach consensus on measures to reduce global warming The latest annual United Nations (UN) Climate Change...

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26th Feb 2020

Managing substance abuse in the workplace

OHS professionals have an important role to play in providing remedies in the workplace for substance abusers Though an employee’s personal life usually doesn’t...

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26th Feb 2020

Most essential bath ever taken

While prevention is always the best approach, companies should be equipped to reduce harm once an accident occurs. MARISKA MORRIS takes a look at...

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20th Jan 2020

Swift response to emergencies

With the correct first-aid training and equipment, employers can swiftly respond to medical emergencies and potentially save or minimise harm to an injured or...

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20th Jan 2020

Fire and emergency ready

No matter the industry, every workplace should be prepared for a fire or other emergencies by having trained employees, frequent drills and the correct...

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20th Jan 2020

Safety reports a click away

Although an important part of the job, administrative duties can be a time-consuming exercise for safety officers. With the correct software, record-keeping can be...

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