The public is encouraged to donate blood during the course of this week and today, due to The Western Cape Blood Transfusion Services blood bank being critically low with only enough blood to support the demand in the province for a single day.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is concerned about recent developments and statements supposedly released as facts into the public domain about the listeriosis outbreak.
Cargo Carriers, South Africa’s premium transportation, logistics and supply chain service provider, ensures the health and safety of its employees and customers is nurtured and well managed. It forms part of the Accountability value so passionately enshrined by founder Des Bolton way back in 1956. This still holds true today, 60 years later, where health and safety awareness is highly visible in the company offices, boardrooms and branches. The logistics provider is constantly innovating its culture of learning new ways of doing business, responding to improved methodologies for health and safety; and in so doing, propelling the transportation provider forward.
Coping with the trauma of a workplace injury is bad enough in itself but the consequences of temporary or permanent disability creates onerous and distressing situations unless treated holistically.
The Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) was accredited with a NOSCAR status recently by NOSA. The impressive score of 95% was achieved after the NOSA audit, which is recognised as an international benchmark in the management of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental risks.
Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) Namibia has fulfilled its strategic objective of attaining the international OHSAS 18 001 certification, further enhancing its standing as a market leader in the ship repair sector. As such, the company has been rewarded for what has been a year of hard work and commitment during which all departments ‘pulled together’ to achieve this latest milestone.
Anyone who has been involved with an injury at work case, be it the injured party, the employer, attending medical professional, legal representative, insurance company or statutory body, will know how onerous and distressing the process can be before it reaches finality.
For DCD Marine Cape Town, a provider of turnkey ship repair solutions to the maritime and oil and gas sectors and part of the DCD Group, benchmarking its systems against the best in the world has been pivotal to success in the market. International accreditation has cemented the company’s reputation for sound safety and quality compliance, as well as industry-specific skills sets.
In addition to specialising in the development, manufacture and supply of products that protect people’s health and safety, MSA Africa offers after-sales support to ensure optimal performance throughout the specified service life of its products.