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By: Sheqafrica  11-11-2011
Keywords: Occupational Health, health and safety

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March 23rd, 2011

Compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) light bulbs pose injury, exposure, and environmental risks, requiring handling, storage, recycling and disposal procedures.

March 22nd, 2011

Medical surveillance is an important part of health and safety of chemical industry workers exposed to hazardous substances.

March 17th, 2011

Health care managers have to move the nursing profession from a blame culture to an energizing culture, by intellectual, emotional, and spiritual recognition.

March 16th, 2011

The South Africa government notes “continued dissatisfaction of patients who face rude staff, long queues, dirty and unsafe clinics and hospitals.”

March 16th, 2011

Mining growth is raising employment, as well as safety and health compliance efforts, personal protective equipment (PPE) sales, and PPE technology innovation.

March 16th, 2011

The December 2010 report on acid mine drainage in the Witwatersrand gold fields basin, outlines risks and treatment options to an AMD ministerial committee.

March 7th, 2011

Johannesburg and Cape Town metros are enforcing compliance to the Waste Information System (WIS) in 2011, by waste handling licenses and volumes reporting.

February 22nd, 2011

Quality managers, consultants and auditors aim to form an umbrella federation board for professional development and registration, to start work in 2011.

November 30th, 2010

Find relevant evidence to justify ‘Yes’, ‘No’, or ‘N/A” (not applicable) to each sub-question, then tally the number of justified ‘Yes’ responses to obtain a percentage score.

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November 3rd, 2010

The Occupational Health and Safety Act is a bare minimum. In the USA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are …


Keywords: health and safety, Occupational Health

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11-11-2011

African SHEQ News » Sheq Africa

Cleaner production, waste management and safe waste disposal are part of sheq legal requirements to provide a safe and healthy workplace and prevent pollution. Master Builders SA honoured WBHO, Aveng, Stefanutti, Tiber, Belo and GVK Siyasama for top performance in its annual Health and Safety Awards in 2011.


11-11-2011

World SHEQ News » Sheq Africa

Some health and safety practitioners complain about ‘corporate lip service to safety on a shoestring budget, but sheq officials should learn managerial language. Cell phone radiation is a carcinogenic hazard contributing to cancer, says the World Health Organisation, reversing its former neutral or ‘inconclusive’ stance.


11-11-2011

Articles » Sheq Africa

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


11-11-2011

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