Our monthly features are designed to cover the core
areas of interest within the safety, health, environment
and quality industries.
Slips, trips and falls: BUSTED!
Slips, trips and falls CAN be prevented! Just follow this advice from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Taking care of your PPE
Using worn or damaged personal protective equipment (PPE) may be a catalyst to harm. WILLIAM GEORGE speaks to suppliers about taking proper care of...
A safety net for medical waste management
It is vital for healthcare waste service providers to have a contingency plan for unexpected challenges, which could lead to a build-up of dangerous...
A commitment to safe chemical transportation
The transportation of hazardous fuels and chemicals requires careful attention to detail and specialised supply chain and transport logistics services that adhere to safety,...
Going cold turkey on drug abuse
Drug abuse among employees puts them and their peers at risk of workplace accidents. SHEQ Management investigates how companies can identify, prevent and reduce...
Skyriders stands tall
A zero-fatality rate, in line with OHSAS 18001:2007 and the Institute for Work at Height’s best practice, is a crowning achievement of Skyriders Access...
Workmen’s Compensation Simplified
The Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) explains how it enables easier management of workmen’s compensation for its clients in the construction sector
Farmers making a plan for safety
Safety compliance is non-negotiable in high-risk industries, particularly the farming sector. We speak to Advocate Hendrik Terblanche, MD at Legricon, about the safety regulations...
Rentokil first on LED technology for pest control
The new range of fly killer devices by Rentokil uses light-emitting diode (LED) technology, and aims to save money as well as deliver quality,...
Playing deaf to noise pollution
Employees who work in an industry with high levels of noise pollution could potentially lose their hearing and suffer from severe stress, which increases...
Suffering from sick- building syndrome?
Sick-building syndrome (SBS) is sometimes the cause of severe headaches and eye irritation in a workplace, but, because of its complex diagnosis factors, it...
Awards and announcements at Noscars 2017
Nosa’s prestigious safety awards ceremony – the Noscars – saw unprecedented industry achievement in 2017