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By: Sheqafrica  11-11-2011
Keywords: Trauma recovery, Government Discussions

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September 6th, 2011

A training standard for investigating public or business corruption offences, registered on the SA National Learners’ Records Database (NLRD), is posted here.

September 5th, 2011

Suicide claims about 12% of workers who die prematurely in South Africa, prompting government discussions and trauma recovery workshops by leading employers.

July 26th, 2011

South African professional bodies stand accused of being elite clubs and developing exams, instead of developing skills in learners and fostering best practice.

May 16th, 2011

Members of the Chamber of Mines, which are facing huge claims from silicosis victims after the Constitutional Court paved the way for such claims, this month unobtrusively lost yet another silicosis-related case.

May 12th, 2011

SA’s mining fatality rate can still drop below last year’s record low of 128 if mining companies and their employees fully comply with safety policies and procedures, says David Msiza, the chief inspector of mines in the Department of Mineral Resources.

May 10th, 2011

The risk of a litany of silicosis claims against the mining industry is a serious threat which should not be underestimated. This is according to analysts at RBC Capital Markets, who said claims could be crippling to the industry.

May 10th, 2011

A miner has died at the Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, in the North West, mining company Lonmin Plc said on Tuesday.

May 4th, 2011

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) will hold a one-day protest over safety in the North-West province on Saturday, which could affect some mining operations in the area.

April 28th, 2011

Sheq management system audits could avoid traditional audit pitfalls. New or renewed audit cycles could avoid perception problems and ensure good management.

March 6th, 2011

Significant Sheq decisions are made based on practitioners fumbling around in veils, mists, half truths and ‘magic mushrooms’, writes David G Broadbent on Transformationalsafety.com in the extract below;

A major health …


Keywords: Government Discussions, Trauma recovery,

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