How can Employers, Contractors and/or Suppliers obtain their Health and Safety Compliance Certificate?

Leadership plays a crucial role in promoting organisational values as well as behaviours towards the transformation of health and safety performance and overall protection of employees along with service providers, contractors, and members of the public.

Posted date: 24th May 2022
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Managing Health and Safety In Schools and Colleges

Managing Health and Safety In Schools and Colleges. Why is Health and Safety in Schools important? Health and safety in schools and colleges in an imperative factor. Ensuring that pupils and student safety is an imperative part of ethical framework for decades. As with other public services, schools as well as colleges are obliged to adapt to periods where considerable changes are occurring. They are also forced to continuously meet existing as well as new challenges. These challenges faced are often associated with new structures, accountabilities, additional concerns from parents, the public, and political circles in addition to concerns with excessive risk aversion.

Posted date: 11th Feb 2021
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Why health and safety compliance is important for employers

Health and Safety Compliance refers to the means of conforming to a rule, either a specification, policy, or a standard and/or law. Regulatory compliance, more specifically, describes an organization’s goal in ensuring that they are aware of and take steps to comply with relevant laws, policies, and regulations.

Posted date: 12th Apr 2022
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14 Health and Safety Compliance must haves

14 Health and safety compliance must-haves Importance of Health and Safety Compliance Simply defined, health and safety compliance means abiding by the Occupational Health and Safety Act. A list of compliance must-haves ensures more employees' safety and their return to their loved ones at the end of each working day, under South African work environment. Health and Safety compliance serves the purpose of implementing, promoting, and maintaining the highest degree of physical, mental, and social well-being of all employees in the organisation. It also serves the purpose of preventing adverse health issues, illnesses, injuries, and death which can arise from working conditions and the work environment. There are numerous businesses that rely on internal processes to ensure health and safety compliance. However, the gold standard is to obtain assistance from health and safety consultants like MAKROSAFE in the meeting, and overcoming, the challenges which are faced to ensure an adequate health and safety management system is in place.  Once employer have taken the necessary steps to ensure that the workplace is both healthy and safety, they also have the duty of further promoting and maintaining these high health and safety standards that have been achieved. Workplace health and Safety compliance also serves the purpose of equipping employees in the workplace with the necessary skills and abilities to safeguard their own health and safety. Thus, it is imperative for employers to ensure that their employees receive the necessary training. Health and safety compliance are not optional, it is compulsory by law. It is for this reason that the Department of Labour enforces it through numerous Acts such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Posted date: 2nd Feb 2021
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Workplace health and safety compliance

The most common definition of health and safety compliance is that it means that one conforms to a rule. This can involve a specification, policy, a standard or a law. Regulatory compliance describes the goals that businesses aspire to achieve to ensure that they are not only aware of, but take steps to comply with various relevant laws, policies, and regulations.

Posted date: 1st Feb 2021
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Health and Safety Compliance Audit

When it comes to evaluating a business’ health and safety performance, health and safety compliance audits are fundamental. If your health and safety compliance audit consist of inspections, and interrogations, you’ve either had terrible experiences or you can expect the worst feedback and false health and safety report.

Posted date: 1st Feb 2021
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Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Compliance

Occupational Health and Safety Compliance, also known as OHS Compliance, is a standard involving compliance to all the required legal standards as they are stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993. These standards serve the purpose of safeguarding and protecting employees in the workplace from any hazards, risks, incidents or fatalities, or the possibility thereof. It also indicates how machinery and equipment must be used safely to prevent injury.

Posted date: 4th Apr 2022
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