Sheq Mag

A sizzling snare?
08/17/2020

American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey had everyone singing along to “Summertime Sadness” from her 2012 album Born to Die: The Paradise Edition. ROWAN WATT-PRINGLE takes a look at ways to overcome the occupational blues

2020: Year of the black swan
08/17/2020

Black swan events – those out-of-the-blue, large-scale occurrences that might only be rationalised with hindsight – can cause massive destruction. What distinguishes black swans from other disasters or crises is their unpredictability, substantial scale and the shock factor that accompanies them

Socially distanced OSH Training
08/17/2020

As the lockdown eases, more workplaces and educational centres are returning to work. GRAHAM PEARSON, chairperson of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, provides guidance on how to provide healthy, safe and socially distanced OSH training

Leading together in rough storms
08/17/2020

The world’s attention has shifted to Covid-19 and businesses are scrambling not only to stay profitable, but also to survive in the wake of the pandemic

Managing quality during a pandemic
08/17/2020

Quality management is a crucial element in any organisation. It should be approached like a dance, making customer satisfaction a priority, while monitoring and measuring the efficiency of processes

Lessons for SA from the UK – occupational diseases compensation
08/17/2020

Compensation for occupational diseases should, in general, be handled the same way as worker’s compensation. One system should exist for occupational accidents and diseases, covering all employees – irrespective of the industry in which they work

Uvex aids frontline workers
08/17/2020

This year, Uvex Safety South Africa – a subsidiary of the Uvex Safety Group, a German family-owned personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer established in 1926 – is celebrating 25 years of being a proudly South African subsidiary.

Smooth sailing
08/17/2020

As chemical and related processing technology becomes more complex, the need for safe and efficient support equipment for these operations has become more critical.

Keeping the flames at bay
08/17/2020

Fire suppression systems for vehicles have been on the market for decades. Growth within the electric and hybrid-electric vehicle industry has, however, accelerated the demand for new fire suppression technologies.