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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.

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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13th Jan 2020

Smarter approach to safety

With the overwhelming number of health and safety requirements facing the mining industry, two companies have found a smarter approach to managing safety processes...

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18th Oct 2019

Preventing violence in the workplace

South Africa’s Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) – a division within the Department of Employment and Labour – has endorsed the International Labour Organisation’s...

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18th Oct 2019

Pursuing a higher purpose

The first black African female actuary Ndivhuwo Manyonga finds herself pursuing a higher purpose as CEO of FEM. She shares some insights into her...

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18th Oct 2019

Understanding OHS and your legal liability

“Do we want to see company executives going to jail in the aftermath of a workplace disaster in which lives are lost?” This question...

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18th Oct 2019

New NOSA service offering enhances businesses

To keep up with international business trends, Nosa is embarking on a digitisation journey to become a business enhancer, starting with the acquisition of...

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18th Oct 2019

Health and safety in space

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon, setting health and safety standards for space-flight risks remains a challenge...

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18th Oct 2019

SA tightens landfill laws

Waste management companies are urged to get to grips with legislation that outlaws the disposal of liquid waste at landfills Experts agree: landfills the...

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18th Oct 2019

Drug-a-lysers to curb cannabis use

With the decriminalisation of cannabis in South Africa, traditional drug policies and testing for marijuana are insufficient. MARISKA MORRIS investigates how companies can effectively...

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