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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

An overview of current risk methodologies

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Jul 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk

How to select and adapt risk assessment approaches and methods

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Jul 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Our Market Researcher, Jiaqi Sun, has put together research to provide an overview of commonly-used risk assessment approaches and processes to manage hazard, operational and strategic risks. Over the next series of blogs, we will drill down into:

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Topics: Risk management, risk methodologies, risk

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

How to spot common snakes around South Africa

Posted by NOSA on Jun 30, 2017 1:00:00 PM

(Photo: Michael Adams)

 

Staying safe isn’t restricted to indoors, within the confines of a building. You have to manage your risk wherever you go. In a country like South Africa, with thriving wildlife, it is not uncommon to be confronted with a potentially dangerous animal. Which is why today we offer tips for recognising the most common snakes in South Africa.

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Topics: Safety, Safety training, snakes

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