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Hazardous Chemical Substances – Maintaining Workplace Safety

Maintaining Workplace Safety When Working with Hazardous Chemical Substances Most people assume that they would be able to recognise danger if they see it. If someone smells smoke and sees a fire, they would likely know there is danger and would either try to leave...

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Occupational Hygiene – The Benefits of a Course

How You Can Benefit from A Course in Occupational Hygiene or Industrial Safety Employees are the heart and soul of a company. No matter which way you look at it, if a company loses its employees or if they become unable to work, the company will be in serious trouble....

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Workplace Ergonomics

Workplace Ergonomics – The Three Primary Risk Factors Work-related accidents and illnesses were once far more commonplace. Most employees considered these to be the risks one must take to ensure sufficient income for their family to cope. However, as governments...

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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality – IAQ Standards in South Africa The growing danger of high levels of atmospheric pollution due to toxic emissions, such as nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide from internal combustion engines, are common knowledge and a cause for worldwide concern....

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Noise Measurement Requirements

The Compliance Requirements for Noise Measurement You can get a pretty good idea of the ambient noise level to which you may be exposed merely by turning on your smartphone and running one of the numerous apps now available for this purpose. However, while the results...

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Health Risk Assessment

A Health Risk Assessment Now Could Avoid CCMA Complications Later In 1993, South Africa’s Occupational Health and Safety Act mandated employers to ensure their workplace was free of hazards that might pose a threat to employees. Just a few years later, the Commission...

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