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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.

Block out the noise with quality hearing
October 2, 2017

Block out the noise with quality hearing protection

Roughly one million South Africans live with a hearing difficulty. As the world becomes a noisier place, it is increasingly important for noisy industries,...

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Understand hazards to minimise risks
October 2, 2017

Understand hazards to minimise risks

Although the words “hazard” and “risk” are often used interchangeably when dealing with workplace health and safety issues, their meanings and applications often differ...

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Harsh penalties for poor workplace safety
October 2, 2017

Harsh penalties for poor workplace safety

Following some rulings on workplace accidents in the United Kingdom (UK), it is clear that safety in the workplace should be a number one...

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Why public hospitals are losing the health battle
October 2, 2017

Why public hospitals are losing the health battle

Despite both public and private hospitals being required to conform to the National Core Standards and needing to be audited, private hospitals seem to...

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Alcoholics who go unnoticed
October 2, 2017

Alcoholics who go unnoticed

There is a difference between alcoholism and functional alcoholism. Many employees are afflicted by the latter. MARISKA MORRIS explains what companies can do to...

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Get ready for ISO 45001
October 2, 2017

Get ready for ISO 45001

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 45001 Standard for occupational health and safety management systems is expected in 2018. MARISKA MORRIS reviews how companies...

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Good training, better prospects, best employees
October 2, 2017

Good training, better prospects, best employees

With a constant barrage of new workplace regulations and the need for employees to progress to higher levels, SHEQ MANAGEMENT finds out why it...

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KITE 2017 shows the vibrancy of KZN
October 2, 2017

KITE 2017 shows the vibrancy of KZN

The KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE) 2017 provided a comprehensive portal for industrial technology solutions, and was undoubtedly a hit with exhibitors

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Who is accountable for your risk?
August 2, 2017

Who is accountable for your risk?

HOPE KIWEKETE discusses how risk stewardship drives risk accountability

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Biometric authentication: the new software security approach
August 2, 2017

Biometric authentication: the new software security approach

More industries are adopting cloud-based software to improve data management and productivity, but ensuring data is secure remains a challenge. MARISKA MORRIS reports

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More than you expect
August 2, 2017

More than you expect

A safety shoe is a safety shoe – no more, no less… Not quite, it can be so much more.

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Scrutinizing the South African healthcare system
August 1, 2017

Scrutinizing the South African healthcare system

The recently released Lancet Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index shines light on South Africa’s healthcare system. ANLERIE DE WET takes a look at...

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