Workplace Safety Blogs

How to plan, prepare and respond to an emergency

How to plan, prepare and respond to an emergency

Posted by NOSA on Dec 7, 2017 11:47:34 AM

Developing your company's required emergency plan ensures all personnel and visitors can act swiftly and decisively in emergency situations, and to minimise the effects of an emergency situation...

How to answer the hard HSE questions

How to answer the hard HSE questions

Posted by NOSA on Nov 16, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Point of fact – there are only hard HSE questions if you don’t have an answer for them. And this is not advisable when your actions (or inactions) can lead to injury or loss of life.

Quiz: Are you up to global HSE standards?

Quiz: Are you up to global HSE standards?

Posted by NOSA on May 11, 2017 1:05:00 PM

Everyone needs a benchmark – how can you know whether what you’re doing is good enough, if you have nothing to compare it to?

Six ways to tell your boss your workplace could hurt you

Six ways to tell your boss your workplace could hurt you

Posted by NOSA on Apr 13, 2017 11:15:00 AM

Sometimes you may find it tough to talk to your boss about workplace safety, but it’s important and it has to be done. Employers need to know about workplace

Preventing and detecting gas leaks in the workplace

Preventing and detecting gas leaks in the workplace

Posted by NOSA on Feb 23, 2017 1:00:00 PM

On Friday 17 February, six men were killed and several others injured in a freak accident on Bayhead Road in the Port of Durban on Friday. 

The latest in safety technology – is your office keeping up?

The latest in safety technology – is your office keeping up?

Posted by NOSA on Jan 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Technology has a tremendous impact on communication. Those who are early to adopt new technology typically have a competitive advantage,

10 golden rules of road safety

10 golden rules of road safety

Posted by NOSA on Dec 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Every year, the Minister of Transport laments the horribly high road death statistics, always calling for greater awareness and care from South African drivers.

INFOGRAPHIC - Is your workplace up to scratch?

INFOGRAPHIC - Is your workplace up to scratch?

Posted by NOSA on Oct 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Your workplace needs to provide certain basic conditions to comply with fundamental health and safety in the workplace. Take a look

Your office health and safety cheat sheet

Your office health and safety cheat sheet

Posted by NOSA on Oct 24, 2016 9:05:00 AM

Need a quick reference guide to maintain your office’s health and safety compliance? Use the following checklist

The hierarchy of controls - why your hard hat won't save you

The hierarchy of controls - why your hard hat won't save you

Posted by NOSA on Oct 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Or at least, your hard hat alone won’t save you. Today we’d like to take the opportunity to discuss the benefits of a ‘hierarchy of controls’

QUIZ - Can you recognise Hidden Hazards in the workplace?

QUIZ - Can you recognise Hidden Hazards in the workplace?

Posted by NOSA on Sep 29, 2016 11:11:06 AM

Ready to become an expert at spotting workplace hazards? Download the high-res PDF of the 13 Hidden Hazards Infographic!

13 hidden safety hazards in the workplace

13 hidden safety hazards in the workplace

Posted by NOSA on Aug 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Health and safety issues in the workplace seem like they would be obvious, but there are hidden hazards that could kill you! Take a look 

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