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FEATURES

SHEQ MANAGEMENT

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core
areas of interest within the safety, health, environment
and quality industries.

A safety net for medical waste management
March 12, 2018

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...

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A commitment to safe chemical transportation
March 12, 2018

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,...

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Going cold turkey on drug abuse
March 12, 2018

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...

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Skyriders stands tall
March 12, 2018

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...

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Workmen’s Compensation Simplified
March 12, 2018

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

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Farmers making a plan for safety
March 12, 2018

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...

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Slips, trips and falls: BUSTED!
March 12, 2018

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

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Taking care of your PPE
March 12, 2018

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...

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March 7, 2018

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,...

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Playing deaf to noise pollution
March 7, 2018

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...

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Suffering from sick- building syndrome?
March 7, 2018

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...

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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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