Category:Featured September/October 2011

Simply Golden
October 15, 2011

Simply Golden

The 2011 NOSHCON conference was a special one for NOSA – it was the 50th anniversary of the event, as well as the celebration...

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Changing human behaviour
October 15, 2011

Changing human behaviour

A comprehensive strategy is needed to keep people safe in the workplace, writes DR BILL POMFRET, managing consultant for Safety Projects International, Canada.

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Modikwa Platinum Mine won the prestigious John T. Ryan Safety Award, presented for the first time in South Africa.
October 15, 2011

MSA Africa sponsors mining safety award

The most important thing to come out of a mine is the miner,” Fredric Le Play, French inspector general of mines, said back in...

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Never too hot for Saval
October 15, 2011

Never too hot for Saval

Designed to automatically detect and extinguish fire at the incipient stage, the system is mounted on the roof of the tank. The system, which...

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Assuring through assurance
October 15, 2011

Assuring through assurance

The more we can recognise leaders in occupational health and safety, the better it is for the industry as a whole. The Federated Employers...

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Are SHEQ management systems really necessary?
October 15, 2011

Are SHEQ management systems really necessary?

Successful and profitable companies are constantly looking for ways to manage costs. But, as PAUL DE KOCK, managing director of Metrix Software Solutions, notes,...

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What’s gold really worth?
October 15, 2011

What’s gold really worth?

Gold, even though its price may rise and fall, has always been a viable and fairly safe refuge for investors the world over. However,...

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Exceeding expo-tations
October 15, 2011

Exceeding expo-tations

The inaugural OSH Expo on African soil saw detractors having the wind taken out of their sails by what proved to be a resounding...

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