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Alarming construction industry injury stats revealed

STATISTICS released by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) show an alarming number of injuries in the construction industry. In line with the high...

New Amendment Bill enforces stricter health and safety for SA business

By Louise Woodburn THE original Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act was enacted in 1993, with the purpose of providing for the health and safety...

Risk body welcomes mandatory vaccination task team

THE Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) says a renewed call by President Ramaphosa to accelerate the administration of Coronavirus vaccines and the...

Nitrogen generator helps fights pandemic, other pathogens

LOCAL nitrogen generation equipment maker Nitralife recently supplied Nannochem, a manufacturer of nano-active, antimicrobial sanitisers and misters, with one of its nitrogen generators. “With more...

Trio of world ‘firsts’ for health and safety training

A simple phone call between two trusted digital education organisations in  2020, has laid the foundation for numerous ground-breaking world ‘firsts’ in the health...

New app puts mental health support in the palm of your hand

IT is estimated that one out of every three South Africans will suffer from some form of mental health problem at some time in...

First locally made metaguard safety boot for women

OVER the years, women have been making up a greater proportion of the workforce, and this includes sectors that have typically been male-dominated such...

Vaccines: can bosses make staff take the jab?

THE COVID-19 vaccine debate has never been hotter. It has broken up families and friendships and, according to Nicol Myburgh, Head: HCM Business Unit...

Looted Durban pharma factory reopens

CIPLA’S Durban manufacturing facility is ready to re-open its doors and resume operations after it was looted and vandalised in the recent civil unrest. That’s...

KZN healthcare services left battered after unrest and looting

By Sandile Duma and Leslie Mudzudza ON Monday, when Dr Mabola (not his real name) a GP who operates a private surgery in Durban Central...

Safe, effective, environment-friendly cleaning solutions

A ready-to-use disinfectant and sanitising solution created with the use of new mixing technology, promises residual long-lasting protection against viruses and bacteria. Launched in Norway...

Safety stalwart’s 5-million man-hour milestone

DEKRA Industrial recently marked a major milestone, five million serious injury-free man hours of operational safety. “We really ‘walk the talk at DEKRA Industrial’,” said...

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Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

IN the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety and employee engagement, the significance of incentivisation cannot be overstated. This is clearly apparent in multiple sectors,...

Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...