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Know your responsibilities as an employer

The following is a quick run down of Section 8 of the OSH Act, in laymen's terms. Every employer shall provide and maintain, as far as is reasonably practicable, a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of his employees. This entails: (a)...

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Behaviour Based Safety a foreign concept

Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) is widely used and implemented in Europe and the USA. The concept is simple: in short, your behaviour determines your safety. Unfortunately, South African businesses have been slow to embrace the concept, with occupational health and safety already seen as a grudge spend.

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