Category:Featured July/August 2014

A warming planet gathers no crops?
August 5, 2014

A warming planet gathers no crops?

Global warming is changing our economy, health and communities! New research has found that the world now faces a substantially increased risk, over the...

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Savvy software preventing pitfalls
August 5, 2014

Savvy software preventing pitfalls

Life is filled with uncertainties and the unexpected always happens … But help is at hand in the form of software applications that can...

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No more slip-ups
August 5, 2014

No more slip-ups

Work-related slip, trip, and fall (STF) incidents can result in serious, disabling injuries that impact an employee’s ability to do his or her job....

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Strike and strife
August 5, 2014

Strike and strife

Workers expressing their displeasure: South Africa is no stranger to strike action, but history has shown that there is a dark, destructive side to...

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Electra-fying the mining industry
August 5, 2014

Electra-fying the mining industry

The Electra Mining Africa brand is fast becoming a household name within the industry. This year’s show is set to attract over 850 exhibitors...

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Working towards national health
August 5, 2014

Working towards national health

With the implementation of South Africa’s National Health Insurance still a long way off, SHEQ MANAGEMENT explores the current obligations of local industry in...

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It’s important to audit your auditor
August 5, 2014

It’s important to audit your auditor

Advantage ACT MD, Christel Fouché, shares some important tips to ensure your auditors don’t let you down.

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Look after your PPE and it will look after you
August 5, 2014

Look after your PPE and it will look after you

Using safety equipment can certainly help prevent injury or death. However, improper maintenance and storage of your personal protective equipment (PPE) can give you...

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What’s new in workplace safety?
August 5, 2014

What’s new in workplace safety?

A recent survey commissioned by DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), a workplace safety consultancy, highlights the need for game-changing solutions. MIEKE JACOBS, global employee safety...

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Make hygiene a priority
August 5, 2014

Make hygiene a priority

The Safety First Association outlines some precautions against exposure to hazardous biological agents

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