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Contractor Management

One of the biggest risks to any organization has to be contractor management. In many cases contractors are not managed as stringently as our own employees with the management of contractors being a mammoth task in itself. Contractors: • Introduce additional risks to the Organization by virtue of people, plant & equipment’s, materials and substances to name […]

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Risk Assessment Techniques are Like Opinions, Everyone has One

There is nothing quite like a difference around a particular risk assessment technique to ruffle feathers. Working as a Certification Auditor in various industries and as a Clients Agent in the Construction Industry I have seen some interesting risk assessment techniques to say the least. To some people a risk assessment technique is like an […]

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Changes to OHSAS 18001:2007 which will become ISO 45001

Having been privy to some of the first drafts of the new ISO 45001 standard, it was clear that much greater value was being placed on worker involvement, participation and consultation, and rightfully so. Since the Standard to a greater or lesser degree echoes the common framework of International Occupational Health & Safety Law, it […]

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Which SHEQ Managers Course to choose?

Which SHEQ Managers Course to choose? This has to be one of the most pressing questions on any aspirant SHEQ Practitioners. Out of the myriad of courses that are available in the market, which is the one that will best equip you with the skills for your future career, whilst giving you the best chance […]

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SHEQ Culture & Climate

As many of you may know South Africa has been in the grip of severe weather conditions for the past two years, many would say that it has been caused by El Nino. The term El Niño refers to the large-scale ocean-atmosphere climate interaction linked to a periodic warming in sea surface temperatures across the […]

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A Miss Is As Good As A Mile

Welcome to 2016, from the SRM team we wish all of our clients the very best success for this year. It’s a celebration year for us as SRM turns 10 years old and we are going to be giving gifts away to our clients to celebrate SRM changing SHEQ culture in many organisations on the […]

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Construction Regulations

Construction Regulations: The ins and outs

I was so happy to see the positive response to our blog on the updated OHS Act and the new fine structure. Organisations are engaging with SRM on how our Mango SHEQ Software can help them become compliant. I have noticed lately that it seems as if the Minister of Labour and the Chief Inspector are working […]

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OHS Policy: The Power within

I have had the privilege of being a SHEQ training facilitator for the past 20 years , 8 years of which have been spent as a lecturer for the Center for Environmental Management (North West University). During most of the course’s, I ask simple questions, “ How may of the training candidates have read our […]

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Don't You Wish Compliance Was Easy

Don’t you wish compliance was easy?

  Thinking about SHEQ Management and my journey through and with the industry I have to admit that compliance is one of the toughest challenges to manage. Having been in the SHEQ field for over twenty years, either as a SHEQ Manager for an organisation or a consulting firm I understand some of the challenges […]

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