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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.

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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20th Jan 2020

ISO addresses mental health

Mental health conditions are posing a new threat to workplace health and safety. ISO 45003 is aimed at guiding businesses on how to improve mental...

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20th Jan 2020

A healthier workforce improves productivity

Absenteeism has a detrimental impact on workplace productivity and morale. Key to addressing this is ensuring employees are healthy According to the financial service...

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20th Jan 2020

Avoiding flying fists

An often-overlooked aspect of occupational health and safety (OHS) is preventing violence in the workplace – whether from an external threat, or interpersonal violence...

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20th Jan 2020

Cleanest air around

Rather than risking their reputations, pharmaceutical manufacturers are encouraged to invest in oil-free compressors that can achieve Class 0 contaminant-free compressed air Compressed air...

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16th Jan 2020

Preparing for hotter summers

As global temperatures rise, farm workers are at greater risk of suffering heat stress or heatstroke, which can be deadly. With new technology and...

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16th Jan 2020

Addressing snake bites

Although medevac might at times be necessary, Remote Medical International cautions against making it the first response to snake bites, as valuable time is...

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16th Jan 2020

When something smells gassy

Whether it is toxic or flammable, a gas leak can be devasting. Fortunately, the right gas-detection technology can minimise harm to employees and the...

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