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16th Jan 2019

Be seen, whether you’re coming or going

High visibility personal protective equipment (PPE) has been used in the work environment for over 50 years and it took a huge leap forward...

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15th Jan 2019

Urbanisation for good

The latest report on Africa’s sustainable development urges governments to strengthen their urban-planning capacities to manage the potential of the region’s ever-expanding cities. It...

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15th Jan 2019

Learn all about drug testing in the workplace

The recent decriminalisation of cannabis has left many companies unprepared to respond. Many employers question how it will be possible to balance the constitutional...

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4th Dec 2018

Surfing and recycling for waves of sustainability

As the proud supporters of the 2018 City Surf Series and the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing, Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) brought the beach...

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4th Dec 2018

Future-proofed energy storage solutions

The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that by 2035 developing nations will produce and consume 80 percent of the energy generated globally. Right now,...

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4th Dec 2018

Effectively combat spills

Uncontrolled spills can have a devastating effect on the environment, on people and businesses in the vicinity of the spill, and on a company’s...

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4th Dec 2018

Energy debates turn dirty

International experience has shown that without sufficient, affordable electricity, there can be no prosperity. The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018 will determine how electricity...

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20th Nov 2018

Africa’s Power Vision

Africa’s power and energy sector is a critical driver of growth and development across the continent. With vast natural energy resources including coal, oil,...

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20th Nov 2018

Marking the way

As South Africa readies itself for the increased traffic volumes that come with the December holidays, road safety has again been highlighted by various...

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20th Nov 2018

Preventing noise-induced hearing loss begins with you!

Up to 21 percent of adult-onset hearing loss is noise induced, with 18 percent of adult hearing loss in Africa’s southern-most countries, including South...

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20th Nov 2018

Social messaging and jail time

Earlier this year, Adam Catzavelos filmed himself using the k-word during a racist rant on a beach in Greece. He later shared the video...

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6th Nov 2018

Time to boost productivity

Discipline is fundamental to success and the collective discipline of employees towards a common cause is what makes a successful company. Kevin Howell, founder...

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6th Nov 2018

Africa’s most comprehensive gathering of PPE

The ninth annual A-OSH Expo, Africa’s largest occupational health and safety (OHS) expo, will take place from May 14 to 16, 2019, at Gallagher...

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6th Nov 2018

Organise your workplace for safety

When done correctly, floor markings can help to increase workplace safety, efficiency and compliance. Brady’s floor marking guide offers tips for effective floor marking,...

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6th Nov 2018

Fire safety at informal settlements in Durban

According to the Institute of Race Relations (2014), an average of 23 shacks are destroyed by fire every day in South Africa. Densely constructed...

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