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AVIATION EMISSIONS:
20 January 2020, Monday
7 of the world’s major aviation companies have issued a joint statement on their commitment to reduce their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Though their representative association, the Air Transport Action...
CARBON TAX:
20 January 2020, Monday
South Africa’s largest cement producer, PPC, announced that due to the carbon tax being implemented from 1 June 2019, their annual costs for cement and lime production will increase...
Carbon Tax Act (15/2019)
20 January 2020, Monday
Carbon Tax Act (15/2019) To provide for the imposition of a tax on the carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions; and to provide for matters connected therewith....
Check that your legal posters are up to date:
20 January 2020, Monday
ACT When updated 2019 Occupational Health & Safety Act 01/06/2018 2019 Employment Equity Act 21/07/2018 2019 Tobacco Act (Optional) 01/07/2018 2019 Compensation of Injuries & Diseases Act (COID) 02/04/2018...
Changes made in government 2019:
20 January 2020, Monday
Old New Minister Deputy minister / s Department of Environmental Affairs Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries Barbara Creecy Maggie Sotyu Department of Agriculture Department of Agriculture, Land Reform...
FSSC 22000 V5 UPGRADE
20 January 2020, Monday
Look out for the new FSSC 22000 V5 scheme which will be published this month.Some of the main reasons for the changes are: Publication of the new ISO 22000:2018 standard Compliance...
CHOOSING A FIRST AID TRAINING PROVIDER
20 January 2020, Monday
Current Department of Labour First Aid Training Providers (who have an old CI number) must re-apply for accreditation to offer First Aid Unit standards from the Quality Council for...
New PoPI ACT
20 January 2020, Monday
The implementation date for the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is drawing closer, and companies need to review how they gather, process and retain personal information. Social media...
CLEAN ENERGY JOBS GROWING
20 January 2020, Monday
The clean-energy (green energy) industry in USA has grown at 3.6% in 2018, ;   3,26 million people in USA now work in clean energy (National nonpartisan business group, E2...
ISO22000:2018 – MAIN CORE CONCEPTS
20 January 2020, Monday
CONCEPT REQUIREMENT Context of the organization Range of issues that can affect, positively or negatively, the way an organization manages its food safety responsibilities. Issues Can be internal or...