Having a HIRA (hazard identification and risk assessment) process at your company is one of the most important tools at your disposal to ensure your company's compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).Here are the four types of risk assessments you must do...
Most incidents in the workplace happen because of insufficient management controls. One way of ensuring your compa... ››› more
By conducting risk assessments in the workplace, you'll reduce incidents, overall costs to your company and increase productivity.
It's also a moral obligation that's supported by law.
In other words, there really is no avoiding them. So pay attention...
There are 4 types of risk assessments which must be conducted depending on the context. So make sure that the one you use suits the circ... ››› more
After hearing about the Crèche that burnt down in Soweto this week, killing two toddlers, you should be thinking about the fire risks in your business.
And check if you're taking reasonable steps to prevent harm to your employees and your building.
You're probably taking steps to protect your employees, but your fire risk assessment will tell you if you're covering all you need to.
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There are countless hazards in your workplace that could impact your processes, employees and products of your business. These hazards can cause accidents and losses in the workplace.
To counteract possible hazards and risks in your company, you have to perform a risk assessment - it's a legal requirement. If you don't conduct a risk assessment, you could face up to a R100 000 fine or two years... ››› more
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