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Why SHEQ Management Systems needs Mango?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a “Mango” By any other name would work just as well.” Sound familiar? In case you wondering, no this isn’t Shakespeare. Have you been wondering what or who Mango is? Mango stands for “Management on the go”, an online compliance software for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality […]

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Suspension Trauma

Suspension Trauma – What to do, when you’re left hanging?

Suspension Trauma, also known as ‘orthostatic intolerance’, ‘harness-induced pathology’,or the term I prefer, ‘suspension intolerance’ is a reasonably unknown hazard to many safety officers; or employees working in an environment which puts them at risk of experiencing suspension trauma. Before I go further, please note that the information that follows is my opinion; based on […]

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SHEQ Management Course

SHEQ Management Course

Are you interested, in Safety, Health, Environment and Quality? Do you have a keen interest in SHEQ Management? SRM together with the Center of Environmental Management will be hosting the SHEQ Management course in Johnannesburg, Witbank and Durban this year. The course has been designed by career professionals in the SHEQ field with the direct […]

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First Aid – “What’s the worst that can happen?”

Why is First Aid so important you might ask? More importantly, why should you train your employees on First Aid? Unpleasant though it may be, the fact remains that accidents happen. Even experiencing it as a bystander, an accident is not a pleasant scene. If an accident happens in the workplace, you cannot be a […]

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Personal Protective Equipment – The Dangers of “Cheap”

“300 Bucks for a pair of safety boots!!?? Wow, no; I think we should look at something cheaper. Do we even have to provide these guys with boots – They’re only going to be working here for a few days?” Well – we’ve all heard, or thought along the same lines as above, and it […]

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Working At Heights

Working at Heights – what are the risks?

Working at heights: So the Health & Safety consultant reckons your fall protection plan is generic, and the sites’ rescue plan doesn’t deal with relevant hazards. He stops you from working at height until such time as the above documents are brought in line with legislation…totally ignoring your 30 year ‘track record’ of working safely […]

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Part One: What are my legal responsibilities to my employees?

At SRM, we firmly believe that with the right guidance and knowledge any work environment can be safe and free from harm. The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations speak at length about the legal responsibilities of the employer to their employees. No CEO or Managing Director of any company wishes harm to their […]

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