From category archives: Health and Safety and the South African Entrepreneur

Built Environment

RESPIRATORY (BREATHING) PROTECTION IN INDUSTRY: fighting for air

Workers do not deserve to die from exposure to dusts and other respiratory hazards, for a long, productive working life.   

 

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What should you expect from your Professional Construction Health and Safety Agent (PrCHSA)?

The need to have a health and safety professional on a construction is often misunderstood. There are a number of critical reasons to ensure a professional, competent person is addressing project risk. The PrCHSA advises, leads and manages H&S risk across the project life cycle.

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WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK: 28 APRIL 2017: Construction H&S

A worker dies every 15 seconds, resulting in about 6300 fatalities per day from accidents and occupational diseases.  A total of 313 million injures are experienced by workers annually, or 860000 injuries daily.  What can we do as South Africans to reduce the risk in the construction sector?

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