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NOSA provides occupational health, safety and environmental risk management services and solutions and is the exclusive provider of both the NOSA Five Star Grading System and SAMTRAC. NOSA was formed in 1951 by the South African Government to reduce injuries and fatalities in the workplace. The business was acquired and restructured by MICROmega Holdings Limited in 2005, with a strong focus on creating a national service provider that met the growing demand for occupational health and safety services. NOSA offers over 50 safety, health, environmental and quality training courses, including the industry leader SAMTRAC.
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6 lesser venomous snakes of South Africa you need to know about

Posted by NOSA on Aug 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In southern Africa we have over 170 species of snakes, 12 of which can be classified as deadly. However, although they won’t kill you, there some species will inflict serious or painful bites (e.g. the Many Horned Adder). While they are not considered highly venomous, and deaths from their bites are unheard of, you should still be aware of them and the consequences of their bites. Today we will discuss the more common specimens from this group.

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Topics: snakes, snakes in the workplace, snake safety, venomous snakes

10 snake myths – busted

Posted by NOSA on Aug 4, 2017 11:34:18 AM

 

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Topics: snakes, snakes in the workplace, snake safety

How to treat snake venom in the eyes

Posted by NOSA on Jul 28, 2017 1:00:00 PM

In South Africa, we have three species of spitting snakes:

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Topics: snakes, snakes in the workplace, snake safety

6 vital actions to include in your snakebite protocol

Posted by NOSA on Jul 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM

A Snouted Cobra showing off an impressive hood.

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Topics: work safety, HSE, snakes, snakes in the workplace, snake safety

10 common snakes of the Western Cape

Posted by NOSA on Jul 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Southern Adder. Photo: Peter Chadwick

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Topics: HSE, Safety, snakes, snakes in the workplace

Evaluating your HSE training’s effectiveness

Posted by NOSA on Jul 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Almost there, and this is the last active step you’ll take when it comes to rolling out your health and safety training. Today we’re talking evaluation. And why is it so important?

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Topics: work safety, HSE, training, Safety training, HSE training

Implement your HSE training in 7 steps

Posted by NOSA on Jul 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: work safety, training, Safety training, HSE training, training programme

How to handle snakes in your workplace

Posted by NOSA on Jul 7, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: work safety, Safety, Safety training, snakes

Your fire safety toolkit

Posted by NOSA on Jul 6, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Yesterday, seven were confirmed dead as the result of a fire in the City York building in the Johannesburg CBD. One of the victims died when he jumped from the burning building. Four people who were stuck on the roof were thankfully saved, as well as fifty other people. Investigations are underway, but as of now, the cause is unknown.

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Topics: Fire safety

How to design the right training materials

Posted by NOSA on Jul 3, 2017 12:15:00 PM

 

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Topics: Career in Health and Safety, HSE, Safety training, HSE training

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