Category:Featured January/February 2017

Negating HIV exposure
February 7, 2017

Negating HIV exposure

The risk of HIV exposure in the workplace is minimal, but environments such as mines, construction sites, factories and warehouses will always pose a...

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Medical emergencies: Know your role
February 7, 2017

Medical emergencies: Know your role

Employers should expect the unexpected and be prepared when employees need emergency medical assistance. Companies are required by law to have employee information at...

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Risk management: the time is now
February 7, 2017

Risk management: the time is now

When is it time to align risk management activities to the company strategy?

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Save money by saving the world
February 7, 2017

Save money by saving the world

Businesses don’t need to think outside the box to cut their office waste in half. It’s not even necessary to throw the box away,...

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A new year requires new gear
February 7, 2017

A new year requires new gear

Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers continue to develop better, stronger and more reliable equipment. ANLERIE DE WET takes a look at the focus of...

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Remain seated for a speedy evacuation
February 7, 2017

Remain seated for a speedy evacuation

ROGER BUCKLEY, director of Edwards & Buckley Systems, explains why the Evac+Chair is a safety device that no building can do without

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Micro-dosing: the controversial new performance enhancer?
February 7, 2017

Micro-dosing: the controversial new performance enhancer?

When one thinks of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and magic mushrooms, words like “out-of-body experience” and “hallucination” come to mind. Nowadays, however, these psychedelic...

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Working at height in sport
February 7, 2017

Working at height in sport

When talking about daring high-altitude jobs, workers in the construction industry almost always come to mind first, but there are other daredevils out there...

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The stupid element of mining
February 7, 2017

The stupid element of mining

One hears a lot about mining accidents caused by faulty structures or hazardous chemicals, but one rarely hears about accidents caused by miners themselves....

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Want a product Armageddon? Ignore quality
February 7, 2017

Want a product Armageddon? Ignore quality

Quality – or a lack thereof – can have a dire impact on a company. Just ask Samsung. CHARLEEN CLARKE reports…

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