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CONSTRUCTION WORK PERMIT
24 February 2019, Sunday
In terms of GN 850 dated 17 August 2018 the Department of Labour confirmed that a client who intends to have construction work carried out, must at least 30...
LISTERIOSIS AND STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS
24 February 2019, Sunday
Regulations in terms of the Foodstuffs, Disinfectants & Cosmetics Act Government Gazette 41730 GN 638 The Regulations were amended to impose stricter controls after the recent listeriosis epidemic in the...
Waste Disposal Restrictions
24 February 2019, Sunday
 As of 23 August 2018, the disposal of the following specific wastes are now illegal: Re-usable, recoverable or recyclable used or spent solvents, PCB containing wastes (>50 mg/kg or 50...
NOTICE REGARDING APPLICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK PERMIT OF CONSTRUCTION WORK IN TERMS OF THE CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS 2014
24 February 2019, Sunday
The Chief Inspector has granted the following temporary exemption of Construction Regulations 3(1) in terms of section 40 of the said Act:  A client who intends to have construction work carried out, must...
ISO 22000:2018 just out!
24 February 2019, Sunday
With over two hundred diseases spread through the food chain, it’s clear that safe, sustainable food production is one of our greatest challenges. Globalization of the food trade further...
New safety standards for private swimming pools – and a fence is no longer good enough
24 February 2019, Sunday
The SABS is in the final stages of updating rules for private swimming pools, because kids are still drowning.  The latest standard says that a fence around a swimming...
CLEAN UP AND RECYCLE WEEK: 10-15 September 2018.
24 February 2019, Sunday
Pick n Pay has outlined a number of initiatives it plans to implement to reduce the use of plastic in-store that it is not recycled or recyclable. Food Lovers...
WHY RECYCLE FLUORESCENT TUBES?
24 February 2019, Sunday
Luminophorous powder contains significant concentrations of mercury, which makes it highly hazardous in nature. Mercury can affect most organs in the human body, including the brain, particularly foetuses. Therefore...
World Without Waste
24 February 2019, Sunday
RECYCLING: Coca Cola Company has launched a “World Without Waste” campaign and has pledged to collect and recycle 100% of its packaging worldwide and to manufacture its bottles using...
Publication Date for ISO 45001 Announced
24 February 2019, Sunday
Publication Date for ISO 45001 Announced