The role of a Safety Officer explained

The role of a Safety Officer explained

The role and the importance of a Safety Officer in the workplace is often overlooked. The role of a safety officer in the workplace cannot be stressed enough since companies are required by law to comply with health and safety standards set out by the Occupational...
5 Safety tips for Working at Heights

5 Safety tips for Working at Heights

Working at heights is most popular in the building, construction, and maintenance industry and in simple terms refers to any work where a person could potentially fall and injure themselves. The fall could be from a ladder, a roof’s edge, from a scaffold, through an...
SANS 23601 Emergency Escape Plans

SANS 23601 Emergency Escape Plans

Emergency Escape Plans SANS 23601 Emergency Escape Plans are an integral part of a facility’s system of safety signs and plays an integral role in a building owner’s fire safety management plan.  SANS 23601:2010 establishes design principles for displayed emergency...
Basic Principals of Fall Protection Anchors

Basic Principals of Fall Protection Anchors

Anchors must comply with SANS 50795:1996 Persons that select, install and test anchors classified as “basic anchors” must be competent to perform that work. {Basic anchors are limited to class “A1” anchors as defined in SANS 50795:1996 set into not less than C20/25...
Minimum Contents of a First Aid Kit

Minimum Contents of a First Aid Kit

  The minimum contents of a first aid kit is found in General Safety Regulation 3. In the case of shops and offices, the quantities stated under items 1, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, and 18 may be reduced by half.   Wound cleaner / antiseptic (100ml) Swabs for...