High Risk Environments

HEALTH & SAFETY IN HIGH RISK ENVIRONMENTS

NOSA is a leading provider of occupational risk management services and has been instrumental at reducing the injury and fatality rates in companies across the globe. NOSA operates across five continents and through its comprehensive range of products and services, is able to provide a total solution to an organisation. NOSA’s success is due to its highly flexible approach, providing services and support products that are tailor-made according to clients’ specific needs and risk profiles. Through an integrated approach of consulting, training, auditing and various support products, NOSA has a proven track record of mitigating exposure in high risk environments. NOSA’s extensive range of services include:

  • Auditing
  • Training
  • Consulting
  • Emergency services
  • Software solutions
  • Occupational Hygiene Surveys
  • Working at Heights
  • Behaviour Based Safety
  • Contractor Management

Active sites making use of NOSA’s products and services include

  • Sugar Mills: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania
  • Power Plants: China, India, South Africa, Botswana, Taiwan
  • Breweries: Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana
  • Construction sites: India, South Africa
  • Mines: Indonesia, Argentina, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Bolivia, Peru, China
  • Steel plants: South Africa
  • Ports & Rails: China, South Africa
  • Forestry: South Africa

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin

Benefits of NOSA

  • Proven track record of reducing a company’s disabling incident frequency rate “DIFR”
  • Very well understood at shop floor level
  • Benchmarking capabilities across multiple sites and countries
  • One-Stop service provider
  • Comprehensive list of training courses
  • Cradle to grave solution
  • Enables all categories of staff to participate
  • Compatible with existing organisational management systems and standards such as ISO 9001, OHSAS 18000 and ISO 14001 and legislative requirements
  • International experience, operating in many different markets and industries
  • International expertise and experienced team of consultants

What we offer:

  • Baseline and gap audits
  • Star grading audits
  • NOSA Five Star System (H&S)
  • NOSA Integrated Five Star System (EHS)
  • Multiple industry standards including mining, forestry, rail, healthcare and gas
  • Contractor compliance audits
  • Client audit protocol – corporate standards audit
  • Fatal risk control protocols

Benefits of NOSA Auditing

  • Proven track record of reducing a company’s disabling incident frequency rate “DIFR”
  • Very well understood at shop floor level
  • Benchmarking capabilities across multiple sites and countries
  • One-Stop service provider
  • Comprehensive list of training courses
  • Cradle to grave solution
  • Enables all categories of staff to participate
  • Compatible with existing organisational management systems and standards such as ISO
  • 9001, OHSAS 18000 and ISO 14001 and legislative requirements
  • International experience, operating in many different markets and industries
  • International expertise and experienced team of consultants

Measuring of Audit Outcomes

The measuring of the successful implementation of the NOSA Five Star System Standard is determined by the grading audit, which focuses on the programme status and the disabling incident frequency rate (DIFR) of the company. NOSA awards a star rating based on the following criteria:

 EFFORT %         

 DIFR (EXPERIENCE)

 STAR RATING

 > 95

 < 0.8

 NOSCAR Status

 > 91

 < 1

 5 Star: Excellent

 > 75

 < 2

 4 Star: Very good

 > 61

 < 3

 3 Star: Good

 > 51

 < 4

 2 Star: Average

 > 40

 < 5

 1 Star: Fair

 

DIFR = Number of disabling incidents x 200 000
                      Total man‐hours worked

Disabling injuries: Included are lost workday and restricted workday cases. Occupational diseases are included on the day of diagnosis.

Case Studies

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