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Construction Work Permit Application vs CIDB Grade 7 Project Value
21 November 2019, Thursday
In terms of Gazette Notice 357 dated 5 July 2019, the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) project tender value (upper limit) for Grade 7 has moved from R40 million...
DRAFT MAJOR HAZARD INSTALLATION REGULATIONS
21 November 2019, Thursday
Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (85/1993) Affected and interested parties or persons are invited to submit comments on the draft regulations in writing (Annexure 1) within 90...
Court approves historic R5bn settlement in silicosis saga
21 November 2019, Thursday
The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has approved a R5bn settlement agreement for miners either living with lung disease or those who were deceased as well as their dependants....
Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season
21 November 2019, Thursday
Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season Obey the rules of the road and carry your driver’s license with you. Plan the route to your holiday destination and allow...
ISO Announces Proposed Publication Date of ISO 45001
21 November 2019, Thursday
A communique sent by ISO announces the expected publication date to be February 2018, which is earlier than many predicted. Publication will only happen if the ballot due to...
What does the standard say about auditor independence?
21 November 2019, Thursday
9001 & 14001:2015 9.2.2 The organisation shall: c) select auditors and conduct audits to ensure objectivity and the impartiality of the audit process;   OHSAS18001:-Selection of auditors and conduct...
ISO 45001 timeline.
21 November 2019, Thursday
There is be a Final Draft International Standard which will be published before the Final Standard. The publication date is expected to be 27 November 2017 (ref BSI). It...
NOSA to be sold…
21 November 2019, Thursday
Nasdaq-listed asset management multinational Carlyle Group will acquire emerging markets-focused occupational health and safety training company Nosa Group from JSE-listed Micromega Holdings for up to R747.8-million Reference:-Engineering News 13.10.2017
Consignee – responsibilities for offloading dangerous goods
21 November 2019, Thursday
When receiving goods listed in SANS 10228 in quantities exceeding the “exempt quantities”, you are responsible for: Offloading of the dangerous goods. Providing the dangerous goods offloading supervisors (trained...
Storage of flammable substances – what to do if no longer required?
21 November 2019, Thursday
If above ground or underground tank installation, LPG installation or associated pipework is no longer required for the storage or use of a flammable substance, the owner must:—  ...