Category:SHEQ Issue 6 2017

A line to catch you when you fall
November 23, 2017

A line to catch you when you fall

Falls from heights are one of the main causes of death for mine and construction workers. MARISKA MORRIS looks at personal protective equipment (PPE)...

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Track quality with this RFID tag
November 23, 2017

Track quality with this RFID tag

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is not new and has been used to track goods for years, but it can now be used to...

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Breathing deeply
November 23, 2017

Breathing deeply

By 2016, more than 12 000 deaths had been documented in the United Kingdom (UK), as a result of hazards in the workplace that...

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Awards and announcements at Noscars 2017
November 23, 2017

Awards and announcements at Noscars 2017

Nosa’s prestigious safety awards ceremony – the Noscars – saw unprecedented industry achievement in 2017

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Prevention trumps cure on sight
November 23, 2017

Prevention trumps cure on sight

Each year, on every second Thursday of October, South Africa celebrates sight awareness day. WILLIAM GEORGE explores the importance of eye care and eye...

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New ways to clean up waste
November 23, 2017

New ways to clean up waste

Used cartons is one group of waste that was previously not recyclable. This is, however, now possible. WILLIAM GEORGE finds out what the benefits...

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Food transport whipped into shape
November 23, 2017

Food transport whipped into shape

Maintaining the quality of products is essential in the transportation of food, especially with the introduction of the new Notice R364 draft regulation. MARISKA MORRIS...

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Taking a deep breath for driver safety
November 23, 2017

Taking a deep breath for driver safety

Most accidents occur as a result of human error. Companies can train their drivers, but they have very little control over drivers’ behaviour once...

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Supporting human capital behind the wheel
November 23, 2017

Supporting human capital behind the wheel

The South African transport industry has some world-class elements to it. GAVIN MYERS finds out how Mercedes-Benz Trucks South Africa’s advanced driver training and...

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RMA establishes an OHS Programme
November 23, 2017

RMA establishes an OHS Programme

“Prevention is better than cure” is how the adage goes, and so Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) is embarking on an OHS Programme which it...

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