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How to celebrate your new year safely

Posted by NOSA on Dec 28, 2017 1:15:00 PM


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Topics: New Year, Holiday, Holiday safety, Safety tips, driving safety

12 Days of Christmas Safety 

Posted by NOSA on Dec 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: Christmas, Holiday safety, Household safety

24 holiday tips for the silly season

Posted by NOSA on Dec 21, 2017 10:10:00 AM


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Topics: Holiday safety, Sun safety, Household safety

8 tips to protect yourself in the sun

Posted by NOSA on Dec 18, 2017 9:50:00 AM


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Topics: Sun safety, Holiday safety

9 signs of burnout

Posted by NOSA on Dec 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM

The difference between stress and burnout is a matter of degree, which means that the earlier you recognise the signs, the better to avoid burnout. 

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Topics: burnout, stress, fatigue management

8 fire and first aid tips for the holidays

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

As the schools close, and everyone gets ready for the festivities, take note of these essential holiday safety tips. 

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Topics: Holiday, Safety tips, Fire safety, First aid, Emergency tips

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. NOSA will help you to implement the procedures and guidelines to prepare your staff in handling, rectifying and/or minimising emergencies that could potentially affect your work activities.

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Topics: Fire safety, emergency, Risk management

The negative effects of illegal mining

Posted by NOSA on Dec 4, 2017 10:45:00 AM

In May this year, we took a look at the current landscape of illegal mining. Today, we review the negative effects of this clandestine industry.

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Topics: Illegal mining, Mining, Environmental hazards, Health and safety hazards, risk

Uncommon, but not unheard of – hazardous chemicals and injections

Posted by NOSA on Nov 30, 2017 10:30:00 AM

We’re now onto the last of our blogs on entry routes of hazardous substances into the body, and today’s article takes a look at accidental injection of such toxins. While uncommon in most workplaces, it can occur when a sharp object (e.g., needle) punctures the skin and injects a chemical (or virus) directly into the bloodstream.

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Topics: Hazardous chemical substances, Environmental hazards, HSE, HSE best practice

How hazardous chemicals and toxins are ingested

Posted by NOSA on Nov 27, 2017 11:12:43 AM

In part three of our four-part blog series, we take a look at how hazardous substances are ingested through the body. It sounds pretty simple – we swallow them right? It’s actually a little more complicated than that. Let’s have a look.

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Topics: Hazardous chemical substances, Environmental hazards, HSE best practice, work safety, HSE

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