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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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Neurosafety: A leadership journey
March 9, 2018

Guiding the human consciousness requires specific leadership qualities

Was there a toolbox talk? Yes, tick. Was there a time allocated to safety? Yes, tick. Did it make any difference? Absolutely not! So,...

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Theory of Externalities and workmen’s compensation
March 9, 2018

Theory of Externalities and workmen?s compensation

What are the proper roles of labour, the private sector and government in the provision and operation of workmen’s compensation? The economic theory of...

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The OHS professional: competency versus capability
March 9, 2018

The OHS professional: competency versus capability

During the fourth quarter of 2017, the Saiosh CEO and president attended meetings at the Department of Labour (DoL) in Pretoria. Two reports were...

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Taking a lesson from the military
March 7, 2018

Taking a lesson from the military

In many instances safety articles are aimed at the safety professionals. However, it is important for leaders to take responsibility for the safety of...

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A festive season frustrated by fraudsters
March 7, 2018

A festive season frustrated by fraudsters

Identity fraud is real, and a real headache … take my word for it.

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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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High-tech, innovative breakthroughs from Bureau Veritas
March 7, 2018

High-tech, innovative breakthroughs from Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has unveiled innovative professional solutions and services, which will further assist its clients to meet the growing challenges of quality, health, safety,...

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