Features

FEATURES

SHEQ MANAGEMENT

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

Preventing slips and falls
August 1, 2017

Preventing slips and falls

Falls caused by slipping on a wet floor could easily result in an employee getting hurt and missing numerous workdays. Thankfully, there are some...

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Building a green world
August 1, 2017

Building a green world

The construction industry has joined the international call to go “green”. ANLERIE DE WET looks at the rise of different eco-friendly building materials and...

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New and improved standards for hand protection
July 31, 2017

New and improved standards for hand protection

The personal protective equipment industry is attempting to standardise international standards for hand protection using new testing methods and ratings. MARISKA MORRIS reports

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Changing behavior is not enough
July 31, 2017

Changing behavior is not enough

It is not enough to change the behaviour of employees; companies should also change the belief systems around safety. MARISKA MORRIS learns more from...

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Ready to face the fire?
July 10, 2017

Ready to face the fire?

It is important for both big and small businesses to be prepared for a fire with a proper escape route, training and alarm systems....

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Bosch goes to the Antarctic
July 10, 2017

Bosch goes to the Antarctic

Bosch’s products may be “invented for life”, but that doesn’t mean the human species is the company’s only concern

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In with the new
July 10, 2017

In with the new

This year, Africa’s leading occupational safety and health exhibition, A-OSH Expo, and its co-located security and fire exhibition, Securex South Africa, went bigger and...

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Going beyond safety
July 10, 2017

Going beyond safety

As a representative of the internationally acclaimed personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer, Honeywell, at A-OSH Expo 2017, HSE Solutions set out to be the...

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Threats to the Internal Audit Function
July 10, 2017

Threats to the Internal Audit Function

An internal audit should add value to a business, but there are some factors that could derail the process

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Raynard Looch, Klass Looch Associates.
July 10, 2017

Safety is everyone’s concern

Proper safety management can prevent injuries to employees while saving companies money. MARISKA MORRIS reports from the annual South African Institute for Occupation Safety...

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The ladies’ way
July 10, 2017

The ladies’ way

Inequality in the workplace is still real. ASTRID DE LA REY investigates whether there has been progress in terms of gender discrimination in the...

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Sleep is good for business
July 10, 2017

Sleep is good for business

Fatigue and sleep deprivation can be hazardous and can affect the work performance and productivity of employees. MARISKA MORRIS investigates fatigue in the workplace...

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