Thursday, August 27, 2009

Would You Pass a Surprise Inspection ?

I would like to draw attention to an article that appeared in the Daily News on the 19th of August 2009, a copy of it was also uploaded to our Occupational Health and Safety Forum by Neil Enslin. (Click here to view)

The headline reads “Glaring Disregard for Safety on Sites” and the article centres on the Department of Labour’s assessment that construction companies throughout South Africa, are demonstrating a blatant disregard for occupational health and safety standards.

The industry being one of the most dangerous sectors to work in, Government has issued a stern warning that inspections are on the increase, and that non-compliance of legislative requirements, could result in harsh penalties.

Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal has a first-rate OHS Department, the Association's Health and Safety manager Neels Nortjé, serves on the Minister of Labour's Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety.

If you’re concerned as to whether you would pass a surprise inspection, why not contact the experts. Our OHS department offers a specialized consulting service at competitive rates; with discounts applicable to Association Members. To find out more, you can contact either Elishya, Neil or Neels on 031 266 7070, they are waiting for your call.

Ernest Roper
Commercial & Online Dept.


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