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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.

15th Jan 2020

Robotics assist in fighting MSDs

Manufacturing often requires employees to do repetitive work for a long period of time, which can result in injury. Fortunately, there are numerous technological...

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15th Jan 2020

Greener future for transport

As global temperatures continue to rise, there is mounting pressure on the transport industry to be more environmentally friendly Worldwide, the effects of global...

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15th Jan 2020

Free screening highlights driver wellness

To celebrate transport month in October 2019, Engen once again launched its driver wellness campaign aimed at supporting the health of long-distance truck drivers...

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15th Jan 2020

Safe trucking starts behind the wheel

To improve vehicle performance and the safety of truck drivers and other road users, transport operators can invest in advanced or defensive driver training...

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15th Jan 2020

Rotting food deadly to the environment

While decomposing food in a landfill is deadly to the environment, it has tremendous potential in composting bins; however, this requires diverting discarded food...

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14th Jan 2020

Germ-free grub

With thousands of deaths worldwide caused by food contamination, food manufacturers and distributors need to take particular care in ensuring contaminant-free work environments Food...

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14th Jan 2020

Feet firmly planted

The food and beverage manufacturing industry needs to ensure the safety of its employees while meeting strict health requirements, but anti-slip, anti-fatigue and anti-bacterial...

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14th Jan 2020

Dangers of zero-tolerance to cannabis

As cannabidiol (CBD) products become more freely available, companies need to prepare for how this might impact on zero-tolerance drug policies and cannabis testing...

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14th Jan 2020

Safer sites with effective training

Employees in the construction industry often work with specialised equipment in dangerous environments that require very strict safety procedures. Micro-learning and virtual reality help...

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14th Jan 2020

Building greener

Whether it is sourcing alternative materials, reducing waste or innovating where homes are built, the construction industry will determine the greener cities of the...

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14th Jan 2020

More than just pins and needles

An often overlooked health and safety hazard for construction workers is the damage caused by extended exposure to vibrations from, for example, the use...

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14th Jan 2020

AI to prevent bridge collapses

Five people were injured in 2017 when a bridge collapsed onto a Johannesburg highway. Fortunately, one company is preventing bridges from collapsing with the...

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13th Jan 2020

Lifelong learning essential to improved safety

With an ever-changing industry and the introduction of new technologies, it is important for occupation health and safety (OHS) officers, especially in the mining...

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13th Jan 2020

Ensuring responsible artisanal mining

A partnership between a blockchain company and technology start-up has seen the birth of a platform that will improve the transparency and traceability of...

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13th Jan 2020

Healthy miners uplift communities

A proactive approach to health and well-being among miners can assist in preventing injury or illness, which allows mining companies to uplift communities The...

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