Category:Featured May/June 2012

Did you say biofool or biofuel?
June 15, 2012

Did you say biofool or biofuel?

Buses powered by beans and cars fuelled by carrots? DANIELLE DU TOIT investigates biofuels – what they are, why we need them and why...

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Bins and needles
June 15, 2012

Bins and needles

The disposal of medical waste is not an easy, simple or cheap process. DANIELLE DU TOIT investigates why many companies have resorted to illegal...

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Networking for health and safety
June 15, 2012

Networking for health and safety

The National Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Board (NOSHEBO) 2012 Conference will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on June 19...

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Saving MANkind
June 15, 2012

Saving MANkind

Trucks have a terrible reputation among consumers. They are seen as noisy, dirty smelly creatures that cause congestion on our highways and pollute the...

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Mining Rights
June 15, 2012

Mining rights

Occupational health and safety is a particularly critical area of activity for the mining sector. Miners are put right into the heart of some...

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Making it Personal
June 15, 2012

Making it Personal

Companies are obliged to supply their employees with PPE equipment for a reason: it could save lives. But an equal amount of onus falls...

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June 15, 2012

Equipment commitment

Substance abuse is becoming more and more of a headache in the workplace and can have dire consequences on safety, morale and productivity –...

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Re-cycle your transport
June 15, 2012

Re-cycle your transport

The bicycle is an environmentally-friendly mode of transport that spends most of its life locked in South Africans’ garages. But as Louis de Waal,...

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Global travel risks covered
June 15, 2012

Global travel risks covered

In today’s ever-expanding global market, it’s becoming more and more important for organisations to look after their employees when travelling abroad. JACO DE KLERK...

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NOSCAR 2012 award winners … recognised for roles fulfilled rather than roles played. These prestigious awards are only presented to those who maintain the highest levels of excellence in occupational risk management.
June 15, 2012

Safely rolling out the red carpet

This year’s annual NOSCAR awards ceremony was held in the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace to commemorate the best and the brightest in...

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