For a long time, the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, better known as COIDA, has provided compensation to employees who were injured on duty or contracted diseases or

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As a point of departure: according to section 7 and 8 of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 (“the Act”), employers are prohibited from performing medical- and psychological testing,

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Staffing Employers are using staffing companies to fill job openings instead of hiring people directly. “Imagine a company with an internal work force of 400 employees with production dropping due

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Many of your employees suffer from workplace stress and anxiety, which drains away energy and diminishes their concentration. Stress can result in very poor performance and engagement; higher nonattendance, and

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To answer this question, we must look into the General Safety Regulations in South Africa, and what is required of employers in that regulation under the Occupational Health & Safety

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Safety and health training should begin as soon as employees are hired, the National Safety Council states, because workers generally will be open to ideas and information about how their

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Effective communication is critical to every aspect of a successful job. Being able to work safely especially relies on effective communication between everyone involved in a work task or on

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With regards to Safety Representatives, and why do we need them, and why do we train them? We need to look in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, which instructs

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Unlike Safety Representatives and First Aiders, there is no specific ratio prescribed towards fire fighters or emergency team members. Your company’s hazard identification and risk assessments will determine what your

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Think about the time when you started your first day at a new job; you probably arrived a little earlier than usual, were eager to jump in where needed but

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