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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.

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...

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21st Aug 2019

The future of work: shaping a human-centred workplace

“The focus of occupational health and safety (OHS) should be on insights, not incidents.” This was among the observations made at the 2019 Saiosh...

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21st Aug 2019

Stealing the sands of time

Sand builds the world around us – but it is running out. Worse, much of it is being mined illegally, not only in South...

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21st Aug 2019

Slip and fall prevention – need to know

Slips, trips and falls are among the most common causes of accidents in the workplace and could lead to serious injury, or even death....

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21st Aug 2019

Reaching safety’s tipping point?

Having spent a month in Canada, where he attended three conferences addressed by experts in health and safety, Mathew Goncalves has come to believe...

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21st Aug 2019

Insurance risks and cyber crime

South Africa’s legal professionals have become major targets in cyberattacks that have seen billions of rand lost  to criminals each year Hack attacks, ransom...

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21st Aug 2019

What Chernobyl taught the world

Occupational health and safety officers can learn a lot about safety from the newly released HBO mini-series on the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear...

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21st Aug 2019

Selecting PPE the right way

As every occupational health and safety officer knows, it is not just about providing personal protective equipment (PPE). Businesses need to invest in the...

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19th Jun 2019

Saiosh Conference – roaring success yet again!

The ninth iteration of the annual conference of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) saw a large turnout of attendees...

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19th Jun 2019

Climate change is happening and transport operators need to act now

As climate change is rising on the political agenda, companies are starting to take notice. That’s according to SOPHIE PUNTE, executive director of the...

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19th Jun 2019

First aid: more than just a tick box

While the discipline of first aid hasn’t changed much over the years, in terms of techniques or procedures there have been recent advances in...

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19th Jun 2019

Bigger and better with every year

The 2019 edition of the A-OSH exhibit attracted more delegates, displayed a greater variety of products and was packed with innovation. MARISKA MORRIS attended...

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19th Jun 2019

Trend-setting Showa all about innovation

The Japanese glove manufacturer and industry leader, SHOWA, offers innovative, quality hand protection, which was on display at the 2019 A-OSH exhibition Whether it’s...

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19th Jun 2019

Training to save lives

From relocating its Johannesburg training facilities and complying with new regulations to the importance of first-aid training, St John South Africa used the 2019...

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19th Jun 2019

The kind of rubber that really matters

With the introduction of dual-compound rubber-soling technology in Africa, footwear can now offer better durability and more comfort Even when working in the same...

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