Features

FEATURES

SHEQ Management

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

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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
18th Oct 2019

Gaining expert insights at Noshcon

From the benefits of micro-learning to preventing workplace violence, the annual Noshcon Conference once again provided occupational health and safety (OHS) officers with invaluable...

Read more
18th Oct 2019

Health and safety: core values in world’s largest chocolate factory

Deemed a super food by scientists, courtesy of its anti-oxidant properties, chocolate tops the list of best-loved “treats”. LIANA SHAW explores the world’s largest...

Read more
18th Oct 2019

Risk management in supply-chain

The landscape for managing risk has changed. Following the 2008 financial crisis, people no longer have the same amount of trust in companies Being...

Read more
18th Oct 2019

Addressing noise in the workplace

Whether it is constant chatter in the office, or loud drilling on a construction site, noise pollution can result in an unproductive workplace. MARISKA...

Read more
18th Oct 2019

Indoor air quality: a “creeping blight”

Startling – and disquieting – revelations about the condition of the air that we breathe were made by Julie Riggs at the 2019 Saiosh...

Read more
21st Aug 2019

The changing face of OHS

Moves by the Department of Employment and Labour to employ an additional 500 occupational health and safety (OHS) inspectors are likely to have far-reaching...

Read more
21st Aug 2019

Safetember all about heights

The annual Safetember campaign returns with a focus on preventing falls from heights – the second most-common cause of fatal accidents in the construction...

Read more