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Top 29 anti-hijacking tips for truck drivers

Posted by NOSA on Feb 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Although you probably already have security procedures and cameras in place, there remains a need to further educate your employees on how to prevent a hijacking. Some commercial vehicles (such as pick-up and delivery trucks, tractors and trailers, armoured vehicles, mail and package delivery vehicles, etc.) can be especially vulnerable to hijacking attempts. Today we offer advice on the safety procedures your drivers can use to avoid being involved in a hijacking.

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Topics: road safety, Tips, Safety training, driving safety, Emergency tips, long-haul driving, driver training

Refresher: Are your fire safety measures up to standard?

Posted by NOSA on Apr 6, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Remember when the Durban skyline was blackened by a fire that blazed within – and without – a local factory. The fire broke out on the morning of Friday the 24th of March, at a 200 000 m2 Transnet-owned wax-production facility, and eventually razed the building to the ground. Alex Gloster, a Durban Fire Department commander on the scene of the factory fire, said that firefighters had done a ‘world class job’ on what was ‘…certainly the biggest fire of my career.’

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Topics: Occupational Health and Safety, Fire safety, Tips, HSE best practice

How to compile the perfect HSE resume

Posted by NOSA on Mar 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s a sad reality that the current South African job market is… depressing. The ratio between job seekers and suitable, available jobs is inversely proportional, and alarmingly so. Everyone is looking for that edge to set them apart from the very many other equally-qualified candidates, all vying for the same position.


One of the easiest ways to do this is to guarantee that your resume distinguishes itself from the ream of CVs sent to every recruiter. Here’s what to do.


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Topics: Career in Health and Safety, Resume, CV, Tips

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