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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Having an honest conversation with a work colleague to address a specific issue can at times be challenging. We know, however, that communicating effectively plays a vital role in the

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